fatayer placed on a white serving plate and garnished with chopped parsley.

Cheese Fatayer

Course: Appetizer, Breakfast
Cuisine: Middle East
Prep Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 125.5kcal
Author: Amira
A Middle Eastern snack/appetizer that can be filled with any filling you want. This combination of feta, fresh parsley and mint makes these irresistible
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  • 2 1/2 cup flour.
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Tablespoon yeast.
  • 1/2 Tablespoon sugar.
  • 3 Tablespoon dry milk.
  • 1/4 cup olive oil.
  • 1 cup warm water.

For the cheese filling

  • 1 cup feta cheese.
  • 2 Tablespoon parsley- chopped.
  • 2 Tablespoon dry or fresh mint.
  • 1 egg


Make the dough:

  • In your mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt yeast and dry milk mixing well.
Add oil and mix, then add water, mix the dough then knead by hand for another 3-4 minutes until you have a nice soft dough.
  • Place in an oiled bowl, cover and let it rise for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Make the filling:

  • Meanwhile prepare the filling by combining all the ingredients together mixing well.

Assemble and bake:

  • Divide the dough in half. Take the first half and roll into a rectangle.
  • Spread half of the filling in the rectangle then roll to form a log.
  • Cut the long into 1.5 to 2 inches length, or less according to your desire. Then brush with oil.
  • Using a wooden stick, make an indentation in the middle of each piece .
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes in a 400F preheated oven.
  • Let it cool down and Enjoy!!


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Calories: 125.5kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 3.7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 257.2mg | Potassium: 43.9mg | Fiber: 0.6g | Vitamin A: 125IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg

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