Greek Borrekas

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Posting for ZWT6 (Greece)

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

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