Phyllo Dough Recipes Appetizers, A Triangle-Shaped Pastry with Cream Filling Recipe

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Phyllo Dough Recipes Appetizers, A Triangle-Shaped Pastry with Cream Filling Recipe

There is an abundant of phyllo dough recipes appetizers that you can find on the internet, but for cheese lovers, the following recipe is probably the best one. If you aren’t familiar with phyllo yet, it is a dough type with paper-thin thickness that’s most commonly used to make Greek dishes such as baklava or spanakopita. It is typically used layered and brushed with oil or melted butter. Baked phyllo dough provides flaky and crispy pastry that’s well-suited for sweet and savory complement ingredient.

You may find a wide range of shapes and sizes of phyllo. However for this particular appetizer with filo dough recipe, it’s best to use 1 lbs. package of sheets, which usually can be found in the freezer section of local groceries.

Without further ado, check out one of the best cheese stuffed phyllo dough recipes appetizers below.


  • 1/2 pound phyllo dough sheets
  • 1 block cream cheese, melted
  • 1/2 pound feta cheese, crumbled
  • 3 eggs, whisked
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tbs. oil
  • (optional) 2 tbs. sour cream

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Whisk the eggs and cream cheese by using an electric mixer if you have one.
  2. Throw in the black pepper and feta cheese into the egg mixture.
  3. Prepare the phyllo dough sheets and set them on top of a cutting board covered with cotton kitchen towel
  4. Mix oil and unsalted butter.
  5. Butter the phyllo dough sheet evenly one by one. Simply brush the sheet lightly by using a pastry brush and don’t press the dough too hard.
  6. Later one sheet on top of another sheet.
  7. Cut the sheet into half to create triangle-shaped phyllo dough.
  8. Put two tbs. of cheese mixture by the edge of the phyllo strip and fold the dough sheet to create triangle shape. Fold the sheet from one side to another side.
  9. Set the dough on top of a baking sheet and spread some butter over it. Repeat the above steps until all the fillings are used up.
  10. Prepare your oven by preheating it to 350ºF and bake until they turn golden brown (approximately 15 minutes). Let them cool down before serving.

It is possible to use homemade phyllo dough instead of store-bought as well for this recipe. To create it, you need to go through extra steps, but you will discover a lot of guides online. Either way, there are plenty of phyllo dough recipes appetizers suitable for new baker, including the one provided above.

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