Grandma's Cheese Dream Pie
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Easy lunch or dinner for your family. It is made in less then an hour.
Ingredients
  • Cheese Filling
  • -1¾ cup cottage cheese
  • -2 cups dry cottage cheese
  • -1/3 cup feta cheese
  • -3 eggs
  • -1¼ cup hot water
  • -1/2 tbsp salt
  • -1/2 tsp baking powder
  • -1 pound thawed filo dough
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  • Milk Topping:
  • -1 egg
  • -1/4 +1/8 cup cold milk
  • -1/8 tsp black pepper
Instructions
  1. In deeper dish mix 1¾ cups cottage cheese, 2 cups dry cottage cheese, ⅓ cup feta cheese and 3 eggs.
  2. Add 1¼ cups hot water, ½ Tbsp salt and ½ tsp baking powder.
  3. Mix all ingredients well. (use wooden spoon to mix it. You don't need a mixer)
  4. Set aside.
  5. Grease 9x13 pan with oil. (use 3 TBSP oil,be generous)
  6. Place 3 sheets of phyllo, with their ends crossing.
  7. Take another 2 sheets and set aside. (it will be used later, cover with kitchen towel)
  8. Then take the rest of the sheets, one by one and dip into the cheese filling.
  9. Repeat this until you have all sheets inside of your cheese filling.
  10. Be sure they are all inside of cheese filling. (they will need to get along)
  11. Once they are comfortable and cozy with each other you will be mean to them.
  12. You will pour all of them and cheese mixture into 9x13 pan (on top of 3 crusts).
  13. Now those ends that are hanging on the sides put over the filling.
  14. Top with 2 sheets (folded so that fits the size of 9x13)
  15. Top with ⅓ cup of oil.
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  17. Now you need to make the topping.
  18. Mix 1 egg, ¼+1/8 cup cold milk (2%)
  19. Mix well and with that topping coat the top sheet.
  20. Cut into squares.
  21. Preheat oven at 400 F.
  22. Bake for about 25 minutes.
  23. Cool until lukewarm and serve.
Recipe by 5 Star Cookies at http://www.5starcookies.com/2018/01/26/grandmas-cheese-dream-pie-memory-grandma/