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                         SPICY CREAM CHEESE PASTRY
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheese/Eggs                      Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       c            All purpose flour
      1/2   ts           Salt
    2       ts           Ground cayenne
    1       c            (2 sticks) unsalted butter,
                         -chilled
    6       oz           Cream cheese, at room
                         -temperature
 
   In a bowl, combine the flour, salt, and cayenne pepper and stir together.
   Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut in the butter and cream cheese to
   form a soft dough.  Alternatively, combine the dry ingredients in a food
   processor.  Add the butter and cream cheese and process with short
   pulsesuntil the dough just sicks together. Gather the dough into a ball,
   enclose in plastic wrap or waxed paper, and chill for at leat 30 minutes or
   for up to several hours. Makes top crust for 1 large pot pie, or 3
   individual ones.
   
   Origin: Cookbook Digest Jan/Feb 1993 Shared by: Sharon Stevens
  
 
 
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