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Cream Cheese Pastry for Pies                             

                  Makes 2 pie shells

Ingredients

•  4 ounces of cream cheese, softened

•  ½ cup butter

•   2 Tbsp half and half

•  1¼ cups flour

•  ½ tsp sea salt

Instructions

1.  Cream softened cream cheese and butter; beat in half and half.

2. Work in flour and salt until a dough forms.  Wrap in plastic and

 

 

     refrigerate for a couple of hours before using.

3.  Divide dough into two pieces.  Roll out each piece as you would any piecrust.

LLAC Tips

•  To bake the shell; preheat oven to 425°F; bake shell in lower part of oven until

 

 

    slightly brown.

• To prebake before adding filling: pierce pie shell and brush with egg white;

 

 

   preheat oven to 450°F.  Bake until set, but not browned.

   

      

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