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Cream Cheese Pastry

Cream cheese pastry works well with just about any filling from sweet to savory.
Prep Time38 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time1 hr 3 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cream Cheese Pastry


  • 8 tablespoons 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour plus more for rolling out dough
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt


  • Mix all but flour and salt
  • Add in flour and salt until combined and holds together in ball.
  • Turn into well floured surface, and divide into three balls.
  • Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • Take out one ball at a time, and roll dough out, center to edges, turning frequently until 12 inches wide.
  • Use a biscuit cutter, or round cookie cutter, or lid to a jar, etc. to cut out your dough
  • Fill, seal, and freeze or bake.
  • When baking, brush with egg whites, then bake at 350 for 25 mins