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flakey cream cheese pie crust

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Cathy Smith
Cooper now in Columbus Ga., TX

This is close to being a no fail pie crust.

(2 ratings)
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For flakey cream cheese pie crust

  • 8 Tbsp
    butter in pats
  • 1 1/3 c
    all purpose flour (in weight 6.5 ounces)
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3 oz
    cream cheese in large cubes
  • 4 Tbsp
    heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp

How To Make flakey cream cheese pie crust

  • 1
    Mix flour, salt, and baking powder to blend. Cut in cream cheese till it is size of peas. Cut in butter till it is the size of butterbeans. Add vinegar and toss it around. Now add the cream starting with 2 tablespoons, then add the rest 1 tablespoon at a time. Press dough into a ball. Flatten into a disc and wrap, refrigerate at least 1 hour before rolling.
  • 2
    This comes together quite quickly in the food processor.

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