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

  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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About Flakey Cream Cheese Pie Crust

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



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