Perfect Flaky Cream Cheese Pie Crust

Preparation info
  • Makes: pastry for a

    9½ inch

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Rose's Celebrations

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 1992

  • About

This is my favorite pie crust. It is very similar in texture to my basic pie crust, but the addition of cream cheese makes it even easier to prepare because you never have to guess at how much water to add. And it gives it a flavor so delicious it is great to eat just by itself without any filling!

The food processor method is the easiest because the dough is handled less and stays colder, but the hand method will produce just as good a crust. Be sure to keep the ingredien