FOILEH KNISHES (Minnie Libin z”l (Shurvel) of Calgary )

Bread Bagel Rolls Muffins, Fish & Dairy, Food From Friends

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup crisco shortening
1 1/2 cup flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup sour cream
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. sugar

Cheese Filling:
2 lbs. dry cottage cheese
3 eggs
salt and sugar, to taste


Cut butter and shortening together with flour and salt, using a pastry blender. Add sour cream, baking powder and sugar. Work with your hands to make a soft dough. Wrap in wax paper and keep it in fridge overnight.

Cheese Filling:

Combine ingredients for filling and mix well.


Divide dough into 6 portions. Roll out thinly. Fill dough and form into long rolls. Place on a greased baking sheet and cut into individual knishes, but don’t cut right through. Bake at 350°F for 3/4 hour, until golden brown.

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