Cretan Small Cheese Pies (Kalitsounia Kritis)

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READY IN: 23mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put the flour in a bowl and blend in some salt and water to form a thick dough.
  • Roll out the dough on a lightly floured board and cut into round shapes with a pastry cutter or drinking glass.
  • Place the cheese, egg and finely chopped mint in a bowl and mix together.
  • Place a teaspoon of the mixture into the middle of each round shaped pastry.
  • Fold half of the pastry over the filling, pressing the open ends of a fork along the folded end of the pie.
  • Heat the olive oil over a medium heat and fry the pies until they are a golden colour.
  • Place the pies on a serving plate, sprinkle with sugar and serve.
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