Summer Fruit & Sweet Cream Cheese Galettes

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 1 galettes
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 8
    ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 12
  • 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)
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
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