Comforting Knishes

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Mirj2338

Healthy Jewish comfort food is usually an oxymoron. This is actually healthy for you, and delicious!

Top Review by georgie

nice recipe for great jewish comfort food. thanks! i doubled the onions and added scallions -- will probably add some garlic next time. also, i brushed the knishes with a little olive oil and cooked them at 375F for about 35 minutes, which is when they started browning.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To make the dough, beat together mashed potatoes, oil, and salt.
  2. Add the flour and baking powder and mix well.
  3. Mix in the water and knead into a smooth dough.
  4. Let rest on a board, covered with a cloth, for 1/2 hour.
  5. To make the filling, sautè the onions in oil until transparent.
  6. Mix together with the rest of the filling ingredients.
  7. Cut the dough into 4 sections, then roll each section as thin as possible (about 1/16-inch thick).
  8. Cut into 5 x 6-inch rectangles.
  9. Place 2 or 3 tTablspoons of the filling in the middle of each rectangle.
  10. Fold the sides in first, then the ends.
  11. Place folded side down on an oiled cookie sheet.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes, or until golden.
  13. Serve with mustard.

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