Tiropetes (Cheese Rolls) Recipe

Step 1

Beat egg whites until stiff; add yolks and continue beating until well blended. Add cheese and mix well.

Step 2

Cut pastry sheets into quarters or into 8x6-inch pieces. Brush pastry with hot melted butter. Place a teaspoon of cheese mixture in bottom center of pastry strip, folding over one-third on each side and brushing again with butter; roll like a jellyroll. Place on cookie sheets and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

Note: Tiropetes can be frozen before baking. Do not thaw; bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

Things You'll Need

  • 6 Eggs; separated
  • 1lb Feta cheese; crumbled
  • 12oz Cottage cheese
  • 1/4c Blue cheese; crumbled (opt.)
  • 16oz Filo pastry sheets
  • 2c Butter; melted

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