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Turkish Filled Pastries [Boerek]:
Submitted by: Madame Farida | Date Added: 19 Jul 2010
Listed in: Lebanese Pastries

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• 3 cups pastry flour
• 3/4 cup water
• 1/2 Tbsp. butter
• 1/2 tsp. salt

Filling 1:
• 1/2 Ib. cream or cottage cheese
• 2 Tbsp. butter
• 1 egg
• 1/4 cup milk
• 1/4 cup chopped parsley

Filling 2:
• One half cup each of walnuts, almonds and hazel-nuts moistened slightly with sugar syrup or honey and flavored with cinnamon and sugar.

Filling 3:
• Cooked chopped meat or chicken seasoned with chopped onions, parsley and bound with a slightly beaten egg.

• Mix dough, knead lightly and let stand one hour covered with a damp cloth.
• Divide into quarters.
• Roll out paper thin on a board dusted with cornstarch.
• Cut into rounds with biscuit cutter, and brush each with melted butter.

Filling :
• Place a teaspoon of filling on each round.
• Roll up like a pencil or fold over in half.
• Place on greased baking tin, brush with melted butter and bake in hot oven until crisp and lightly browned. Or fry in deep fat. 
Additional Notes
Its a good idea to have multiple pans going at one time to make the cook ... otherwise the 2 hours could turn into a half a day. :)