Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 1 hr

I'm not a New Yorker so I can't tell you if these are authentic, but they are delicious.The recipe makes 4 large, but can easily make 8 or more smaller ones.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel, halve and boil potatoes until tender, 15-20 minutes.
  2. Mash in a large bowl.
  3. Sauté onion in 1 1/2 tablespoons butter until translucent but not brown.
  4. Add to mashed potatoes with broth, salt, pepper and spices.
  5. Stir well.
  6. Melt remaining tablespoon of butter.
  7. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
  8. Layer 3 sheets of phyllo dough and cut in half.
  9. Repeat with remaining 3 sheets.
  10. Spoon 1 cup of potato mixture on each section of phyllo, mold into a large ball and position off-center at one end of strip of dough.
  11. Roll ball along the length of phyllo, folding dough over bottom of filling and leaving some filling poking through the top.
  12. (Trim and discard excess dough.) Brush melted butter over edges of knish to seal the seams and press down onto an ungreased baking sheet.
  13. Repeat with other knishes.
  14. Bake 30-40 minutes, until golden brown.
  15. Makes four knishes.
Most Helpful

4 5

Sounds Good I will have to try it.