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Raspberry Cream Cheese Galette


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Recipe Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings
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This raspberry cream cheese galette is everything you love about pie, without the fuss. The buttery crust is filled with whipped cream cheese and sweet raspberries for a dessert that’s sure to impress.

If you love sweet fruit recipes then this raspberry cream cheese galette is the perfect recipe for you. The buttery crust is filled with whipped cream cheese and sweet raspberries for a dessert that’s sure to impress.

Raspberry Cream Cheese Galette on a white cake stand next to a striped cloth, a lemon and raspberries in a glass bowl

Raspberry Galettes

Galettes are a type of pie, but they are much easier to make. The crust is made from flour, butter and salt, then folded over the fruit filling.

This simple dessert became popular in France, but then quickly became popular all over the world. The great thing about a galette is that you can use any fruit that you like.

Why I Love This Recipe

This raspberry cream cheese galette is the perfect way to enjoy pie without all of that messy hassle. The buttery crust will fill you up with its comforting taste, while raspberries decorate every corner for an elegant presentation that’s sure to impress any guest!

  • Easy to make
  • Perfect for picky eaters
  • Looks beautiful on a plate
  • Fills the house with a delicious aroma

If you love fruit desserts, you may also enjoy this Instant Pot Banana Split Cheesecake recipe.

Raspberry Cream Cheese Galette on a gray plate. next to a lemon and a striped cloth

Ingredients

This raspberry cream cheese galette only requires a few simple ingredients, all of which are easy to find at your local grocery store.

  • refrigerated pie crust
  • fresh raspberries
  • granulated sugar
  • fresh lemon juice
  • lemon zest
  • cream cheese (softened)
  • egg (beaten)
ingredients needed to make a Raspberry Cream Cheese Galette

Substitutions

Pie Crust: If you don’t want to use a refrigerated pie crust, you can make your own.

Raspberries: If you can’t find fresh raspberries, you can use frozen raspberries. Just make sure to thaw them first.

Equipment Needed / Helpful Tools

You only need a handful of kitchen tools to help you make this easy dessert recipe.

How to Make Raspberry Cream Cheese Galette

This raspberry cream cheese galette is a simple dessert that is perfect for any occasion. It only requires a few simple steps to make it.

Step 1: Preheat the oven

Preheat the oven to 400°.

Step 2: Roll out the pie crust

On a lightly floured surface, roll out the pie dough to about a 12-inch circle. Place dough onto a lightly greased baking sheet.

Step 3: Mix sugar, cream cheese and lemon juice

Mix the cream cheese with the lemon juice and ¼ c. of the sugar until combined.

Step 4: Spread the cream cheese onto the pie dough

Spread half of the cream cheese mixture onto the pie dough, leaving about a two-inch border of dough without the cream cheese.

pie dough spread with cream cheese.

Step 5: Mix the raspberries and sugar together

Gently mix the remainder of the sugar into the raspberries.

Step 6: Put the raspberries onto the cream cheese

Spoon half of the raspberries onto the cream cheese layer.

Pie dough with cream cheese and raspberries

Step 7: Layer the remaining raspberries

Spoon and spread the remainder of the cream cheese mixture onto the raspberry layer, sprinkle with the lemon zest and top with the remainder of the raspberry mixture.

pie dough topped with a cream cheese mixture, raspberries and  lemon zest

Step 8: Fold up the crust

Fold the crust up onto the fruit, pleating as needed. Leave about a 4-inch area of fruit showing in the center.

Fold the crust into the raspberry and cream cheese inside.

Step 9: Egg wash the crust

Brush the beaten egg in between each pleat to help seal. Brush the top of the galette with the egg wash to help with browning.

Brush beated egg into the crust

Step 10: Bake the fruit galette

Place the baking pan on the center rack of the oven and bake for approx. 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to a baking rack to cool in the pan.

Raspberry Cream Cheese Galette on a wire cooling rack

Variations / Options / Add-Ins

Do you want to change up this fruit galette recipe? Here are some of the ways to switch up the flavors in this dish.

Fruit: Use blueberries, blackberries or strawberries instead of raspberries.

Mascarpone Cheese: Swap out the cream cheese for mascarpone cheese.

Flavor: Sprinkle with a little cinnamon or nutmeg before baking.

Serving Suggestions

Are you wondering how to serve Raspberry Galettes? Here are some tips to help make this easy for you.

This raspberry cream cheese galette is best served warm, right out of the oven. But, it can also be stored in the fridge for a few hours and then reheated before serving.

Enjoy this simple and delicious dessert with a cup of coffee or tea. You can also top it with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.

a closeup of a slice of Raspberry Cream Cheese Galette on a spatula above a striped cloth, with more of the dessert in the background

Tips

Here are a few tips to help make this raspberry cream cheese galette recipe even easier.

  • If you are using frozen pie crust, you will need to thaw it and remove it from the pie plate.
  • If the raspberries are tart, add in more sugar to balance out the flavors.
  • If the crust starts to brown too much before the fruit is cooked through, place a piece of aluminum foil over the top of the crust.
  • If you are having trouble folding up the crust, use a fork to help seal it in place.
  • Galette can be served either warm or cold. If serving cold, allow to cool completely before slicing.

FAQs

Do you have questions about this Raspberry Cream Cheese Galette? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

How to store

Once the raspberry cream cheese galette has cooled, it can be stored in the fridge for up to three days.

How to reheat

If you are reheating the raspberry cream cheese galette, place it on a baking sheet and bake at 350°F for about 10-15 minutes or until warm.

How to freeze

If you want to freeze the raspberry cream cheese galette, it can be frozen for up to two months.

a slice of Raspberry Cream Cheese Galette on a gray plate next to a striped cloth, raspberries in a glass bowl, milk in a glass container with 2 straws in it, and more dessert on a cake stand in the background

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Raspberry Cream Cheese Galette Recipe

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Raspberry Cream Cheese Galette

Corinne Schmitt
This raspberry cream cheese galette is everything you love about pie, without the fuss.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 398 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 refrigerated pie crust
  • 3 cups fresh raspberries
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 large egg beaten

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out the pie dough to about a 12-inch circle. Place dough onto a lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Mix the cream cheese with the lemon juice and ¼ c. of the sugar until combined.
  • Spread half of the cream cheese mixture onto the pie dough, leaving about a two-inch border of dough without the cream cheese.
  • Gently mix the remainder of the sugar into the raspberries. Spoon half of the raspberries onto the cream cheese layer. Spoon and spread the remainder of the cream cheese mixture onto the raspberry layer, sprinkle with the lemon zest and top with the remainder of the raspberry mixture.
  • Fold the crust up onto the fruit, pleating as needed. Leave about a 4-inch area of fruit showing in the center.
  • Brush the beaten egg in between each pleat to help seal. Brush the top of the galette with the egg wash to help with browning.
  • Place the baking pan on the center rack of the oven and bake for approx. 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to a baking rack to cool in the pan.

Nutrition

Serving: 1SliceCalories: 398kcalCarbohydrates: 48gProtein: 6gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 69mgSodium: 249mgPotassium: 185mgFiber: 5gSugar: 29gVitamin A: 568IUVitamin C: 18mgCalcium: 63mgIron: 1mg
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