Flakey Cream Cheese Pie Crust

1
Cathy Smith

By
@GrannyGrumpsTable

This is close to being a no fail pie crust.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

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

How to Make Flakey Cream Cheese Pie Crust

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix 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.
  • 2This comes together quite quickly in the food processor.

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About Flakey Cream Cheese Pie Crust

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American