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Cream Cheese Pastry

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Plain cream cheese 4 Ounce
Directions

Sift together flour and salt.
With pastry blender or 2 knives cut in butter or margarine and cheese.
When well blended, wrap in waxed paper, and chill until firm.
Roll to 1/8-inch thickness, and cut according to desired use.
Bake at 450 °F for 12 minutes.
Note: This pastry can be used as the base for Apple-Crumble Pie, as small tart shells, for turnovers filled with jelly, or plain in dainty rounds, diamonds and strips served warm with a soup or salad course.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party

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