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Catholic Recipe: Pockets with Cheese or Berries

    INGREDIENTS

    Dough:
  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs Filling
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2-3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons currants
  • 1 egg beaten
  • Details

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours
  • Difficulty: • • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin: Poland

Also Called: Pierogo z Serem lub Jagodami

DIRECTIONS

Make "well" in flour. Add eggs, beat. Knead. Roll out very thin on floured board. Cut in 2-inch squares. Combine cottage cheese, butter, sugar, cinnamon, currants. Add egg. Blend. Place 1 spoon of cheese mixture on square of dough. Fold dough over to form triangle. Pinch moistened edges together very tightly. Boil in 4 quarts salted water for 30 minutes. Drain. Serve with melted butter, sprinkled with toasted bread crumbs. Variation: Make mixture of blueberries or huckleberries with sugar. Place small amount of berries on each dough square. Fold as for cheese pocket. Serve with melted butter, sour cream. Yield, 6 servings

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
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