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Filo Cheese Pastries

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Category: Snacks, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • Safflower oil -- to coat
  • Muffin tins
  • 3/4 c Low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 c Low-fat small curd cottage
  • Cheese
  • 1/2 c Crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 c Grated low-fat mozzarella
  • Cheese
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tb Dried dill
  • 1/4 c Finely minced parsley
  • 1/2 ts Pressed garlic
  • 8 Sheets filo dough
  • 4 tb Unsalted butter (plus 1
  • Teaspoon) -- melted


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly oil muffin tin. In blender or
food processor, puree cheeses. Add egg and blend mixture well.

2. By hand, stir dill, parsley, and garlic into cheeses. Spoon mixture into
a bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate while proceeding with next

3. Stack sheets of filo dough on a clean, dry surface. Brush each sheet
with 1 teaspoon melted butter, and lay buttered sheets one on top of
another. Cut piled sheets into 24 squares of 2-1/2 inches each.

4. Press squares into muffin tin cups, and spoon 1 tablespoon cheese
filling into each. Fold edges of filo over filling and lightly brush top of
each filo pastry with remaining butter.

5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, watching carefully so that pastries do not
burn. Remove from tins, and let them cool slightly before serving.

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