Stone-Fruit Crostatas with Cream Cheese Crust
When you have a hankering for pie, try making crostatas instead. These open-face hand-pies are just right to highlight the sunshine flavor of fresh ripe peaches, nectarines, plums or pluots. Sprinkle a little sugar on top before baking for extra sparkle and crunch. This is a great summer dessert for any party and can even be made ahead.
To make ahead: Refrigerate crust (Step 1) for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months; thaw in the refrigerator for 24 hours before using. Store crostatas at room temperature for up to 1 day.
Equipment: Parchment paper
2 1/2 fat, 1 1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 other carbohydrate