Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger

Cheese Pastry

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 40 min
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3 ounces cream cheese, room temperature

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour


  1. Combine the cream cheese, butter and salt in a large bowl or in a food processor fitted with the metal blade. Mix or process until smooth. Add the Parmesan cheese and flour and mix to combine. Gather the dough into a ball, flatten to a disc and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before rolling.
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