Mizithropita (Cheese pies) | Recipes

Mizithropita (Cheese pies)

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INGREDIENTS

For the dough
  • 1 Kg flour
  • ½ glass of cretan olive oil
  • salt
Filling
  • 1 kg sour mizithra cheese

PREPARATION

Mix all the ingredients for the dough and knead the dough until it is very soft. Let it rise. After it has risen, dip your hands in water and take a small piece of dough (the size of an apricot), make it round, open it slightly in the middle, fill it with a tbsp. of mizithra cheese and close it again. With wet hands place it on a non-stick frying pan with some oil and start pressing it with your hand from the center to the edges of the pan. Fry it until it browns on both sides. Serve with cinnamon and honey.