Poca (Cheese in Pastry)

Recipe by BarbryT
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • With a whisk or mixer, combine the egg, yogurt, olive oil and butter until well blended.
  • Add the flour, salt and baking powder and stir to form a smooth dough.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 15-20 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In another bowl, combine the cheese, salt, pepper, chives and parsley.
  • Roll a piece of dough the size of a walnut into a smooth ball. Hollow out the middle and fill with 1/2 t of the cheese mixture. Seal the dough around the filling and form into a ball again. Continue until all the dough is used.
  • Lightly butter a cookie sheet. Place the cheese balls on the pan. Brush each with milk.
  • Bake in preheated 400 F oven for 20-25 minutes. Serve hot.