Grandma’s Cheese Dream Pie-Memory of my Grandma

My Dream Pie – Grandma’s Cheese Dream Pie

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Grandmas Balkan Pie from the best food blog 5starcookies-baked cheese pie, enjoy

IMPORTANT

-Bring phyllo to room temperature before using.

-Phyllo will dry out very quickly. Keep it in the plastic packaging until you are ready to use or cover with a kitchen towel.

Grandma’s Cheese Dream Pie

Cheese Filling

1 3/4 cup cottage cheese

2 cups dry cottage cheese

1/3 cup feta cheese

3 eggs

1 1/4 cup hot water

1/2 tbsp salt

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 pound thawed phyllo dough

Topping:

1 egg

1/4 +1/8 cup cold milk

1/8 tsp black pepper ( you can add more if you like black pepper)

Instructions

In deeper dish mix 1 3/4 cups cottage cheese, 2 cups dry cottage cheese, 1/3 cup feta cheese and 3 eggs.

 

Grandmas Balkan Pie from 5starcookies-Cheese Filling
Grandmas Balkan Pie from 5starcookies-Cheese Filling

Add 1 1/4 cups hot water, 1/2 Tbsp salt and 1/2 tsp baking powder.

Mix all ingredients well. (use a wooden or metallic spoon to mix it. You don’t need a mixer)

Set aside.

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Grease 9×13 pan with oil. (use 3 TBSP oil,be generous)

Place 3 sheets of phyllo into prepared 9×13 pan, with their ends crossing.

Take another 2 sheets and set aside. (it will be used later, cover with kitchen towel)

Then take the rest of the sheets, one by one and dip into the cheese filling.

Grandmas Balkan Pie from the best food blog 5starcookies
Grandmas Balkan Pie from the best food blog 5starcookies

Repeat this until you have all sheets inside of your cheese filling.

Grandmas Balkan Pie from the best food blog 5starcookies-all sheets must be inside of cheese filling
Grandmas Balkan Pie from the best food blog 5starcookies-all sheets must be inside of cheese filling

Be sure they are all inside of cheese filling. (they will need to get along)

Once they are comfortable and cozy with each other you will change their life style. Again.

You will pour all of them and cheese mixture into prepared 9×13 pan (on top of 3 sheets).

Grandmas Balkan Pie from the best food blog 5starcookies-add cheese filling and sheets
Grandmas Balkan Pie from the best food blog 5starcookies-add cheese filling and sheets

Now those ends that are hanging on the sides put over the filling.

Top with 2 sheets (folded so that fits the size of 9×13). It doesn’t need to be perfect.

Grandmas Balkan Pie from the best food blog 5starcookies-top with 2 sheets
Grandmas Balkan Pie from the best food blog 5starcookies-top with 2 sheets

Top with 1/3 cup of oil.

Grandmas Balkan Pie from the best food blog 5starcookies-top with oil
Grandmas Balkan Pie from the best food blog 5starcookies-top with oil

Next step is to make the topping.

TOPPING

Mix 1 egg, 1/4+1/8 cup cold milk (2%)

Mix well and with that topping coat the top sheet.

Grandmas Balkan Pie from 5starcookies-coat with milk and eggs topping
Grandmas Balkan Pie from 5starcookies-coat with milk and eggs topping

Cut into squares.

Grandmas Balkan Pie from 5starcookies-cut into squares
Grandmas Balkan Pie from 5starcookies-cut into squares

Preheat oven at 400 F.

Grandmas Balkan Pie from 5starcookies-bake for about 25 minutes
Grandmas Balkan Pie from 5starcookies-bake for about 25 minutes

Bake for about 25 minutes.

Grandmas Balkan Pie from 5starcookies-baked cheese pie
Grandmas Balkan Pie from 5starcookies-baked cheese pie

Optional: You can top with sour cream.

Cool until lukewarm.

Grandmas Balkan Pie from 5starcookies-baked cheese pie topped with sour cream
Grandmas Balkan Pie from 5starcookies-baked cheese pie topped with sour cream

Serve and enjoy!

Grandmas Balkan Pie from the best food blog 5starcookies-baked cheese pie, serve and enjoy
Grandmas Balkan Pie from the best food blog 5starcookies-baked cheese pie, serve and enjoy

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Grandma's Cheese Dream Pie
 
Prep time
Cook time
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Easy lunch or dinner for your family. It is made in less then an hour.
Author:
Recipe type: Lunch
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
  • -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • 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.
  16. -----------------------------------------------------------------
  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.

Serve with the yogurt . (your choice)

Please.

Grandmas pie from the best food blog 5starcookies
Grandmas pie from the best food blog 5starcookies
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Grandmas Balkan Pie from the best food blog 5starcookies-baked cheese pie, serve and enjoy

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Grandmas Balkan Pie from the best food blog 5starcookies-baked cheese pie topped with sour cream
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1 thought on “Grandma’s Cheese Dream Pie-Memory of my Grandma

  1. OMG and wow.
    I love this recipe.
    Can you tell I am the biggest fan of cheese.
    I never seen the recipe like this.
    LOVE IT! This is going to be my weekend project.
    Thank you.

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