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Name: Gogi's Pastry Crust
Key Ingredient: cream cheese
Preparation: blend; bake
Cuisine: American
Source: Mabel Holliday Pracy
Meals: dinner, snack
Courses: dessert
Temperature: hot, cold, room
Effort: easy
Prep. Time: :15
Elapsed Time: :15
Servings: 8

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, at room temperature
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, at room temperature
1 cup flour

Combine ingredients with a pastry blender until they hold together. Divide in half and roll out on a floured surface. Makes two 8-inch pie shells.

Note: If the dough seems too sticky, add more flour as needed.

Melissa?27 November 2008, 08:52

If you want you can roll it into one thick crust; trim any excess and roll it out and bake it for a little snack (add jelly, cinnamon & sugar, etc). We used a thicker version for the Pear Crumble Pie.

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