Easy Cheese Bourekas (Dairy)

Easy Cheese Bourekas (Dairy)

An easy recipe for Israeli Cheese Bourekas, made with a mozzarella cheese filling baked in sesame seed-topped puff pastry.
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  • Serves: 12 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350 F / 180 C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Step 2

    In a bowl, mix the egg, cheese, parsley, garlic salt, and pepper.
  3. Step 3

    Using a sharp knife, cut the puff pastry into 5-inch squares.
  4. Step 4

    Place a heaping tablespoon of cheese filling in each square.
  5. Step 5

    Dampen the edges of the squares with water, and fold in half diagonally to form triangular pastries.
  6. Step 6

    Pinch the edges together to seal the filling inside.
  7. Step 7

    Brush the tops of the bourekas with beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  8. Step 8

    Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until the pastries are puffed and golden, and the filling is cooked through. Serve immediately.