Catholic Recipe: Honey Pie
Also Called: Melopitta
An Greek Easter delicacy, this could also be used for saints who have bees as a symbol, or honey, like John the Baptist.
Mix cottage cheese and sugar in large bowl. Add honey. Blend. Add eggs. Mix thoroughly. Line bottom of baking pan with 5 pastry sheets, one on top of the other, making certain to oil each sheet to prevent sticking. Spread cottage-cheese mixture on pastry sheets. Bake 35 minutes at 350° until golden brown. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Cool. Cut in squares or diamonds to serve. Yield, 2 dozenRecipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965