Cream Cheese Pie Crust

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

A delicate, flaky crust with the cream cheese flavor- it's delicious for fruit or cream pies or for quiches or tart shells.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
one 9- inch pie shell
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 3 oz
    pkg. cream cheese
  • 1/3 c
    margarine, softened
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt

How to Make Cream Cheese Pie Crust

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine softened cream cheese and margarine, mixing until well blended. Add flour and salt; mix well. Form into ball; chill thoroughly. On lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 12 inch circle. Place in 9-inch pie plate. Trim and flute edge; prick bottom and sides with fork. Bake at 400^ for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. For tart shells, divide dough into 24 balls; press into mini muffin pan. Bake at 400^ , 10-12 minutes.
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    For pies that bake longer that 40 minutes, cover rims of pie with foil to prevent excess browning.

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About Cream Cheese Pie Crust

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American




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