Catholic Recipe: Pockets with Cheese or Berries
- 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup cottage cheese
- 1 tablespoon butter, melted
- 2-3 tablespoons sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 3 tablespoons currants
- 1 egg beaten
Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours
For Ages: 15+
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Also Called: Pierogo z Serem lub Jagodami
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 servingsRecipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
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