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Cream Cheese Crust

Rated as 4.68 out of 5 Stars

"My mom's cream cheese crust recipe is a sell out to friends and family who try her apple pie. Cream cheese adds flavor and texture to the pie."
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Ingredients

servings 238
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 - crust for 9 inch pie)

Directions

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  1. Soften cream cheese and butter and mix together incorporating flour a little at a time.
  2. Roll out with a rolling pin between 2 wax papers. Transfer to a 9-inch pie plate and prick with fork before half-baking to prevent shrinkage. Bake for about 10 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 238 calories; 16.8 18.3 3.6 46 125 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I HAVE BEEN MAKING THIS RECIPE FOR 50 YEARS LEARNING IT AT MY MOM'S KNEE. WE NEVER ROLL IT BUT RATHER PAT IT INTO THE PAN USING THE HEEL OF OUR PALM OR KNUCKLES. LEMON ZEST PERKS UP THE FLAVOR...

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This crust had great texture, but I had to add some ice water to make it form a nice ball. It rolled out great and it made a beautiful apple pie, however it had no flavor. Flaky and pretty, ju...

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I HAVE BEEN MAKING THIS RECIPE FOR 50 YEARS LEARNING IT AT MY MOM'S KNEE. WE NEVER ROLL IT BUT RATHER PAT IT INTO THE PAN USING THE HEEL OF OUR PALM OR KNUCKLES. LEMON ZEST PERKS UP THE FLAVOR...

This crust was amazing with my caramel pecan pie! After reading other reviews that noted a lack of taste, I added 1/4 c. sugar and 1/2 tsp. salt, as well as 1/4 tsp. baking powder to give it a l...

Wow! Who would have known that cream cheese would be so good in pie crust. I guess it's a given, as it's great in about anything. As to it having no flavor, we thought it had more flavor than tr...

This is a great recipe. I added a 1/4 c. of sugar and 1/2 tsp. of salt as suggested and it turned out wonderful. It tastes like a cookie!

I love this recipe! I made some pasteries with this crust and it was supper. I will be making this for all my pies,pasteries and just for baking! You will not be sorry if you try this! To make t...

I made this crust exactly as described but added 1/2 tsp salt. That helped draw out a bit of the butter flavor which a previous reviewer felt was lacking. The crust was a nice complement to the...

This was my 1st crust ever...extremely easy...and delicious. I added sugar, salt and baking powder as adviced by other reviewer and was excellent idea. NO NEED to add water.

I liked this crust alot, it was very homemade look and taste, like a picture out of a magazine.. I made it for a pumpkin pie and it was delicious!!!

Great pie crust recipe!!! The only thing I did different was add a bit of sugar into the mixture. But this was wonderful!!!