Mediterranean Cheese Foldovers

Mediterranean Cheese Foldovers

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups (6 ounce container) crumbled garlic-and-herb Feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) finely shredded Romano cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions (4 medium)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped ripe olives
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 1 (16.3 ounce) can Pillsbury Grands!® Flaky Layers Refrigerated Buttermilk Biscuits
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seed

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease large cookie sheet with shortening or spray with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix both cheeses, onions and olives. Mash with fork to break up any large chunks of cheese.
  3. Stir in 1 egg and 1 egg white with fork until well combined.
  4. Separate dough into 8 biscuits; separate each evenly into 2 layers, making 16 biscuit rounds. Press each into 3 1/2-inch dough round.
  5. Spoon about 1 rounded tablespoon cheese mixture onto center of each dough round.
  6. Fold dough in half over filling; press edges to seal.
  7. Place on greased cookie sheet.
  8. In a small bowl, beat egg yolk and water with fork until well blended; brush over dough foldovers.
  9. Sprinkle sesame seed over each.
  10. Bake for 16 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  11. Cool for 5 minutes.
  12. Remove from cookie sheet; place on serving platter.
  13. Garnish platter with parsley and several olives.
  14. Serve warm.

Yield: 16 servings | Prep: 25 min | Cook: 16 to 20 min

Lynette Russell, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, America's Greatest Cheese Recipe Award Winner 41st Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest, 2004

Recipe and photo used with permission from: American Dairy Association