cream cheese pastry for turnovers

Cream Cheese Pastry for Turnovers

1 cup butter, softened
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cup flour
1 egg yolk
2 teaspoons milk

Mix butter, cream cheese, salt and flour to form soft dough. Chill overnight.

Break off part of dough (keeping remainder chilled until time to roll it out) and roll it paper thin on a floured surface. With cookie cutter cut into 2 or 3-inch circles and fill with one of the following fillings. When ready to bake, brush tops with egg yolk, beaten with the milk. Place on ungreased baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes. The unbaked pastries may be frozen and baked frozen or thawed slightly.

Mushroom Turnovers
1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, chopped fine
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 teaspoon salt
Dash of pepper
Dash of ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons flour
1/2 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon dill weed
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