Quick Kalitsounia (Feta Cheese Rolls)

Total Time
18mins
Prep 6 mins
Cook 12 mins

Entered for safe-keeping, from Kathy Smith, Salt Lake City, Utah, as submitted to BH&G. This is a classic Greek recipe made with refrigerated biscuits. Edited 12/12/08: Per various sources, add a drop or two of water where you want the dough to stick together and press the dough together. Do not add any more water than absolutely necessary.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, snipped
  • 7 12 ounces refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (10 biscuits)
  • 1 egg, beaten (for glaze)
  • 12 teaspoon sesame seeds, for garnish (or to taste) (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease baking sheet or use ungreased silicone baking mat on baking sheet.
  2. In a small bowl combine the first beaten egg, the feta cheese, and snipped parsley.
  3. Separate biscuits.
  4. On a lightly floured surface, roll each biscuit to a 4-inch circle, about 1/8-inch thick.
  5. Place 1 tablespoon of the cheese mixture in the center of each dough circle. Fold two opposite edges of circles to center; fold remaining two opposite edges to center, forming a square packet. Pinch edges together to seal.
  6. Place rolls seam side up on a greased baking sheet; brush with remaining beaten egg. Sprinkle with sesame seed.
  7. Bake at 425 degrees Fahrenheit for 10-12 minutes. Serve hot.
Most Helpful

5 5

These were great. I will definitely make again.

5 5

We really enjoyed these. I did have a bit of a challenge getting mine to stay together but it doesn't matter because they taste great. I had about 3/4 cup of feta and 1/4 cup of cheddar. Mine baked in 11 minutes; bottoms were done. I did not garnish with sesame seeds. Thanks Kate! Made for win in The Best of 2008 Cookbook Swap.

5 5

Delicious! After getting KateL's permission, I used frozen puff pastry dough. I did get all but two of mine to stick together, and I didn't use water. These were delicious, and I think the puff pastry made them extra light and fluffy. I will definitely be making these again! Thanks for posting the recipe. Made for Zaar 123-4 Tag!