Summer Fruit & Sweet Cream Cheese Galettes
- Ready In:
- 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 1⁄2 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)
- Adjust oven rack to lowest position and heat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Mix cream cheese, powdered sugar, 2 T of cornstarch, and egg yolk in a medium bowl.
- In a separate medium bowl, mix any combination of the fruit, 2 T sugar, remaining T of cornstarch and the vanilla or almond extract.
- HINT - use any combination of fruits mentioned, or stick to one you love!
- Roll pie dough to about a 13 inch circle.
- Slide on to pizza pan or baking sheet and spread center evenly with cream cheese mixture, leaving a 2 inch border.
- Scatter fruit evenly over cream cheese mixture.
- Fold border of pie dough over the fruit (will leave a circle of fruit uncovered).
- Brush top dough perimeter with egg white & sprinkle with remaining sugar.
- Bake until golden brown and bubbly - about 30 minutes.
- Loosen with a metal spatula and slide on to wire rack to cool slightly.
- Serve warm.
- Prep time shown is for using a purchased pie crust.
Questions & Replies
Got a question? Share it with the community!
Have any thoughts about this recipe? Share it with the community!
RECIPE SUBMITTED BY
DH of 32 years & I are (most of the time) empty nesters, with 2 DD & 2 DS (ages 29, 27, & twins 23). Have lived in the Sioux Falls, SD area since 1984. As the oldest daughter of a working mom, having to get supper started was the beginning of my love of cooking. Learning & experimenting with what to "throw in" is half the fun, and anyone who says they can't cook is really saying they don't have the patience or interest (IMHO)! ;-) Using fresh produce from the garden is absolutely my favorite thing to do - winter in South Dakota can get loooong with "cardboard" produce from the grocer. Having grown up in the service, we were exposed to lots of different cultural foods. With a mom who also loved to cook, variety & trying new foods was a true treat! DD (grrrl genius) joined RecipeZaar at the same time I did, and she'd like me to get *all* my recipes uploaded and use the site, rather than my sending paper copies. We'll see how quickly I accomplish that !