Cream Cheese Dough
- 12 oz. cold cream cheese (in bricks)
- 12 oz. (1-½ cups) cold unsalted butter
- 3/8 tsp. table salt
- 3 Tbs. granulated sugar
- 17 oz. (3-¾ cups) bleached all-purpose flour
Combine the flour, sugar, and salt in the bowl of a stand mixer. Using the paddle attachment, mix briefly to distribute the ingredients. Cut each stick of butter into eight pieces and add them to the bowl. Mix on low speed until most of the mixture resembles very coarse bread crumbs with a few la...