Foolproof PHILLY Pie Crust

This pie crust recipe, made with cream cheese, is rich, delicious, and so easy.

1
Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 single 9-inch pie crust

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour

  • ½ (250 g) package PHILADELPHIA Brick Cream Cheese, softened

  • ½ cup butter, softened

Directions

  1. Place flour in large bowl. Cut in cream cheese and butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Shape dough into ball; flatten into disk. Wrap tightly with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 1 hour.

  2. Place dough between 2 lightly floured sheets of waxed paper; roll into 10-inch round. Discard top sheet of waxed paper. Spray 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray; invert over dough. Flip pie plate, holding pie plate and dough together. Discard second sheet of waxed paper.

  3. Gently press dough onto bottom and up side of pie plate. Flute edge of crust, if desired, then use as desired.

Tips

This easy-to-prepare recipe makes enough dough for a single-crust 9-inch pie. Or, it also makes the perfect pastry topping for your favorite pot pie recipe. If preparing a two-crust pie, double all ingredients and shape dough into 2 balls before rolling out.

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Food Facts:

When shaping the dough into a ball, handle it as little as possible to help prevent the baked crust from becoming tough.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

214 Calories
17g Fat
13g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 214
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 132mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 20mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.