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Cream Cheese Pastry

Yield Makes single 9- or 10-inch crust
Notes: If making up to 1 day ahead, wrap dough airtight and chill.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (1/4 lb.) butter or margarine, cut into chunks
  • 1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese, cut into chunks
  • 1 large egg yolk

Nutrition Information

  • calories 222
  • caloriesfromfat 65 %
  • protein 3.4 g
  • fat 16 g
  • satfat 9.7 g
  • carbohydrate 16 g
  • fiber 0.6 g
  • sodium 150 mg
  • cholesterol 69 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a food processor or bowl, combine flour, butter, and cream cheese. Whirl or rub in with your fingers until coarse crumbs form. Add egg yolk; whirl or stir with a fork until dough holds together. Pat into a flat disk about 8 inches wide.