Cream Cheese Pie Crust | Homemade Recipe

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Cream cheese pie crust. Easy homemade flaky pie crust made with cream cheese and simple ingredients.

Store bought pie crusts are great for an easy dinner and when maybe, perhaps, if you’re running short on time.

But homemade pie crusts are easy to make and only take a few simple pantry ingredients. So if you haven’t tried making your own yet, this recipe is for you.

Bonus points too because this isn’t just any pie crust. We’re making cream cheese pie crust.

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Buttery flaky crust is always a delicious classic, but this time we are adding cream cheese for a rich flavor that pairs great with my homemade turkey pot pie.

CREAM CHEESE PIE CRUST

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 TBS sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter
  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 4 TBS cold water

Makes two 9 inch pie crusts.

Cream cheese pie crust with rolling pin.

Combine dry ingredients

In a large bowl combine 1 1/4 cup flour, 1 TBS sugar and 1/2 tsp. salt. Mix

Using either a pastry cutter, fork or food processor, cut in butter and cream cheese.

Pie crust ingredients in food processor.

Pulse just until it resembles course crumps.

Pulsed into course crumbs.

Add 4 TBS cold water, one at a time.

Combine just until dough pulls away from the sides.

Water added to form a dough.

Remove from food processor (or bowl) and divide into two dough balls.

Divided into two dough balls.

Flour a sheet of wax paper and roll into 9 inch round crust. Set aside.

Roll second dough into 9 inch round crust.

Place between wax papers and allow to chill 30 minutes in refrigerator.

Rolled into 9 inch pie crust.

Today we’re using this pie crust with our favorite turkey pot pie filling.

Top dough to a turkey pot pie.

Bake until golden and flakey.

Golden flaky cream cheese pie crust.

Easy and delicious cream cheese pie crust for when you’re looking for something a little different but still with the classic flaky and buttery texture we all just can’t get enough of.

Best Wishes! ~Sara

Cream cheese pie crust

Cream cheese pie crust. Easy homemade flaky pie crust made with cream cheese and simple ingredients.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pie crust
Servings: 6
Calories: 303kcal

Equipment

  • Food Processor

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 TBS sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 4 TBS cold water

Instructions

  • In a large bowl combine 1 1/4 cup flour, 1 TBS sugar and 1/2 tsp. salt. Mix
  • Using either a pastry cutter, fork or food processor, cut in butter and cream cheese.
  • Pulse just until it resembles course crumps.
  • Add 4 TBS cold water, one at a time.
  • Combine just until dough pulls away from the sides.
  • Remove from food processor (or bowl) and divide into two dough balls.
  • Flour a sheet of wax paper and roll into 9 inch round crust. Set aside.
  • Roll second dough into 9 inch round crust.
  • Place between wax papers and allow to chill 30 minutes in refrigerator.
  • Fill with favorite pie filling and bake.

Notes

Baking times will vary based on pie filling. 
*Nutritional values are an estimate and will vary based on brands of ingredients used and cooking methods. 

Nutrition

Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 399mg | Potassium: 62mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 930IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg
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