Cheese Pie Crust

Cheese Pie Crust

Cheddar cheese in the crust gives an extra special flavor to your favorite quiche or meat pies.

10 min.prep time 20 min.total time
1 pie crust
000 Ratings

Ingredients

1 cup all-purpose flour
2 ounces (1/2 cup) LAND O LAKES® Cheddar Cheese, shredded
3 tablespoons cold water

Directions

Combine flour and cheese in large bowl; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in water with fork just until flour is moistened. Shape into ball; flatten slightly.

Roll out ball of dough on lightly floured surface into 12-inch circle. Fold into quarters. Place dough into 9-inch pie pan; unfold dough, pressing firmly against bottom and sides. Trim crust to 1/2 inch from edge of pan. Crimp or flute edge. Fill and bake according to pie recipe directions.

For baked unfilled pie shell, prepare dough as directed above. Prick crust all over with fork before baking. Bake at 475°F for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts (1/8 of single crust)

Calories: 150

Fat: 10g

Cholesterol: 25mg

Sodium: 100mg

Carbohydrates: 12g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 3g

Recipe #11727©2001Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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