Summer Fruit & Sweet Cream Cheese Galettes

“via ThreeManyCooks.com from USA Weekend magazine. Looks delicious!”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
6
YIELD:
1 galettes
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 12 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch, divided
  • 1 whole egg, separated
  • 3 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla (can use almond)
  • 1 pie crust (purchased or home-made)
  • 2 cups fruit (sliced plums, peaches, apricots or blackberries, blueberries, or raspberries)

Directions

  1. Adjust oven rack to lowest position and heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Mix cream cheese, powdered sugar, 2 T of cornstarch, and egg yolk in a medium bowl.
  3. In a separate medium bowl, mix any combination of the fruit, 2 T sugar, remaining T of cornstarch and the vanilla or almond extract.
  4. HINT - use any combination of fruits mentioned, or stick to one you love!
  5. Roll pie dough to about a 13 inch circle.
  6. Slide on to pizza pan or baking sheet and spread center evenly with cream cheese mixture, leaving a 2 inch border.
  7. Scatter fruit evenly over cream cheese mixture.
  8. Fold border of pie dough over the fruit (will leave a circle of fruit uncovered).
  9. Brush top dough perimeter with egg white & sprinkle with remaining sugar.
  10. Bake until golden brown and bubbly - about 30 minutes.
  11. Loosen with a metal spatula and slide on to wire rack to cool slightly.
  12. Serve warm.
  13. Prep time shown is for using a purchased pie crust.

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