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Greek Borrekas

4 12 cups unbleached flour
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup water
salt, dash of
1 egg, beaten
5 ounces feta cheese
8 ounces cream cheese
1 egg, beaten
sesame seeds


Preheat oven to 350F. Stir with a wooden spoon flour, oil, water and salt in a bowl. Mix all together to form a soft dough. Place the dough in a sheet (flat) and start kneading with your hands for about 10 minutes until the dough is ready Cover with a dry towel and let stand for 15 minutes Cut the dough and form a ball about the size of an orange With a rolling pin, flatten the dough to the size of a circle 3 inches in diameter Continue until all the dough is used and in circles. Mix in a bowl the beaten egg, feta cheese and cream cheese Place a teaspoon of the filling in the middle of each circle. Fold each to form a half moon. Press closed the edges. Place a glass, 3 inches in diameter, on the top of each borreka and take off the excess dough. Pinch the edges firmly closed; continue until all are filled and closed. Line a shallow baking pan with foil Beat egg in a bowl Brush the top of each borreka with egg, then sprinkle with sesame seeds Arrange borrekas around the pan. Bake in a 350F over for 35 minutes or until brown; be careful not to burn them.

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