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Creamy Spinach Puff Pastry

Creamy Spinach Puff Pastry

I have been playing with some really easy recipes lately just like this tasty creamy spinach puff pastry. I don’t think that we need to spend hours in the kitchen unless it is Thanksgiving, of course. However, even then I do not cook all day. […]

Scotch Egg Puff Pastry

Scotch Egg Puff Pastry

I love simple finger food, although Scotch Eggs are nothing but typical finger food in my opinion. You can make an entire feast around it. You can serve it with mashed potatoes or potato wedges, or you can make a bowl full of mixed greens […]

Phyllo Dough Potato Pie Pastry

Phyllo Dough Potato Pie Pastry

Phyllo Dough Potato Pie Pastry

As I promised, I am sharing one of my favorite phyllo dough pastries, Potato Pie. Technically, it is potato phyllo pastry, but we call it either potato burek or potato pie.

If you ask me to pick between meat burek and potato one, I would probably go with this one just because I love potatoes.

Do not get me wrong, meat-filled Burek holds a special spot in my heart, but like I said potato pie is one of my favorites.

When I take that first bite of the crunchy phyllo dough, and hot, peppery and soft potato filling hits my taste buds, game over. I can eat the whole baking tray, and I am not even joking. I love this stuff.

Phyllo Dough Potato Pie Pastry

You can watch my very old video on YouTube: how to make this Potato Pastry?

This makes an amazing appetizer, great snack, and even perfect work or school lunch. My kids love it when I make this for after the pool.

They swim, jump and play for a good two hours and after they come home, they are pretty much exhausted. Sometimes, I take really good sour cream and after the potato pie is done, I spread it on top.

Then, I leave it in the hot oven for 5 more minutes so the dough can soak in all that creamy goodness. You guys would love that! It just compliments each other very well.

Phyllo Dough Potato Pie Pastry

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Phyllo Dough Potato Pie Pastry

One of my favorite foods from my childhood.

Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian
Keyword appetizer, breakfast, brunch, party food, meatless
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Author Sandra | Sandra’s Easy Cooking

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pack Phyllo Filo Dough, thaw if frozen. (2 comes in one pack)
  • 4 Medium potatoes shredded
  • 1/4 onion sliced or shredded
  • 1 1/4  tbsp.  Bouillon Powder or to taste/beef, chicken or vegetable Bouillon Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/2-1 tsp. Ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. Oil + for brushing

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F (190C/5gas).
  2. Peel and shred potatoes and onion preheat oil in the pan.
  3. Drop potato and onion to saute for about 5 minutes, on medium-high temperature. Season it with Beef Bouillon Powder or similar spice of your choice and ground black pepper (or add seasonings {then mix to combine}, before sauteeing potatoes and onion,). Do not burn, so stir as they start to cook. When they look almost done, 5-6 minutes, take it off.
  4. Oil the baking pan with oil (you can brush or use a paper kitchen towel to oil/grease it.) or line the baking pan with the parchment paper. Open the Phyllo dough, pack, take two sheets together and place it on cleaner and dry kitchen countertop or cutting board. Make sure that the working surface is DRY because phyllo sheets rip easily.
  5. Fill with a tablespoon or two of potato and onion filling and roll it away from you to the other side. Before rolling it to the end fold ends on both sides in.
  6. Place the rolls in the baking pan (rectangular, square or circular pan would work just fine). If you want to make it into a circle just place rolls from outside until you reach the center of the pan.
  7. Brush some oil on the pie, and bake it for 20-25 minutes. Just before it’s done, I spray some water + oil on the dough so it is moist and crunchy at the same time (Like I said you can spread sour cream on top and bake for additional 5 minutes). Pie is DONE when golden brown on top.
  8. As soon as you use the quantity of phyllo dough you need, roll up any remaining sheets with the original protective paper, and cover them carefully with waxed paper and plastic wrap to keep air out. The unused phyllo can be stored this way in the refrigerator for about a week.

Recipe Notes

You can use other veggies in the filling mixture, like shredded carrots, cabbage, kale, spinach, leek etc.

Phyllo Meat Pie Pastry —Burek

Phyllo Meat Pie Pastry —Burek

When it comes to any type of pie, you all can kinda guess that I go nuts. Now, this is not your typical pie, but when you translate “pita”, pie is the word that pops up. So we can officially call it a pie. See, […]

Potato and Leek Phyllo Pastry

Potato and Leek Phyllo Pastry

Potatoessss!!! It is a staple of my house, like probably everywhere else in the world. We can turn so many amazing dishes out of potatoes, and it is comfort food for me. If I tell you that I… Don’t laugh! OK! Here ya go, most […]

Cheese Stuffed Dinner Rolls

Cheese Stuffed Dinner Rolls

Extremely tasty, warm and comforting recipe for Cheese Stuffed Dinner Rolls. You will love these soft, garlicky and cheesy bread bombs.

Cheese Stuffed Dinner Rolls

If you love soft dinner rolls than you will adore these beauties with cheese, brushed with butter, garlic and herbs.

From time to time my kids would request with the addition of pepperoni or make them like pizza rolls.

What can I say? I just love making them happy.

Basically this is my all-purpose dough. I have tested so many baked goodies using this dough that I can’t even tell you.

We are talking from savoury rolls, pizza, pizza rolls, different types of twist bread and so forth.

As we are all aware that I am not some kind of amazing cake baker, but when it comes to baked goodies I fully stand by my recipes made with dough. Proudly!

Cheese Stuffed Dinner Rolls

Well, my husband and daughter devoured this tray of rolls while watching football. I mean those two love anything carblicious as well as with cheese.

They kept dipping in the delicious marinara sauce. While I almost cried watching them, because following a low carb lifestyle sometimes sucks.

Especially when you not only love carbs but make them all the freaking time.

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However, in my opinion, it is all in moderation as well as balance.

Anyhow, I have been making these for years. Also, I enjoyed them many time myself so that’s why I fully recommend making these fluffy rolls.

Cheese Stuffed Dinner Rolls

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@sandraseasycooking with hashtag #sandraseasycooking. I would love to see all your tasty creations. Thank you so much in advance!

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Cheese Stuffed Dinner Rolls
Cheese Stuffed Dinner Rolls
Yield: Makes around 20 to 24 Rolls

Cheese Stuffed Dinner Rolls

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Additional WAITING Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes

Tasty, warm and easy recipe for Cheese Stuffed Dinner Rolls

Ingredients

  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 pack active dry yeast
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup of whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
  • 1 pack mozzarella string cheese cut into 2-inch cylinders
  • 1/2 package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup garlic and herb butter for brushing
  • Or use unsalted butter with 1 teaspoon garlic powder + 1 tablespoon dried parsley

Instructions

  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer combine the flour and salt, mix it, then add dried yeast and sugar.
  2. Add melted butter, mixed egg and warm to touch milk. Start kneading at medium speed until the dough is formed and pulling away from the side of the bowl.
  3. Cover and allow the dough to rise for about 60 minutes, but you can let it rise to up to 3 hours.
  4. Remove the dough from the bowl and place on a countertop or any work area such as a clean cutting board.
  5. Divide the dough in half then into quarters. Divide each quarter into 8 equal size balls.
  6. Stretch each bowl and add a generous amount of room temperature cream cheese and about 1/2 stick of sliced string cheese.
  7. Pull the dough around the cheese to form a ball then pinch the dough tightly so that the cheese doesn’t melt out during baking. 
  8. Place the rolls on a parchment-lined baking pan or non-stick pan and make sure they are about 1/2 inch apart. Cover and let rise for about 30 additional minutes. Brush with melted garlic and herbs butter, or you could make your own (step 10.)
  9. Bake in a preheated 375-degree oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden.
  10. Melt more garlic and herb butter, or you may add one teaspoon of garlic powder, 1 tablespoon of dried parsley to melted unsalted butter and brush on these golden rolls as soon as they are out of the oven.
  11. If you are planning to serve them later, just reheat it for 30 seconds and serve.

Notes

You may use other cheese such as Mild Cheddar, Cheese Cubes, Swiss, Provolone, etc.

You do not have to use cream cheese, but my family loves it so much so that's why I add to my rolls.

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Easy S’mores Sweet Pizza

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Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches

Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches

Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches
Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches

I love a good sandwich, especially these amazingly delicious and super easy Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches.

It is a comforting breakfast or you may eat it for brunch. Well, we prep it many times even for dinner. Wouldn’t you agree that sometimes breakfast for dinner hits the spot?

Just the other day before my oldest son, Aleks, went to work I made these sandwiches for him.

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It was a perfect meal to keep him full until lunchtime. He is on the winter break so he is home from college for one more week.

I like spoiling my kids with good homemade food. To be honest, I think I just love feeding people.

Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches

So, if you into making your own croissant, be my guest and made that buttery pastry. However, you can pretty much get them these days in any grocery store bakery.

I got a boxful of smaller or mini Croissant from Kroger’s brand private selection. They were great for these sandwiches. Additionally, it saves you so much time.

Anyhow, I do have many sandwich recipes so my blog that I know you will love. I must recommend one of my favourites, which is similar to this one just by using bagel.

Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches

Brunch Bagel Sandwich – egg, bacon, cheese, avocado and lettuce.

Saying that I love bagels is an understatement. I really enjoy nice bagels sandwiches and my family is exactly the same.

I know perfectly well that this sandwich is nothing new, but I wanted to have it on my blog as an idea.

You know when you come and search for sandwiches and you see these beauties. You instantly know that you are craving it.

Scramble some eggs, crisp up your bacon in the air fryer, add a few slices of cheese and you got yourself an amazing breakfast meal.

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Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches
Yield: 1 Serving

Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes

Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches are a perfect breakfast or brunch meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 slices of hardwood bacon
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • Pinch of salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chives, optional
  • 2 oz mild cheddar cheese, or any on hand
  • 2 small croissants or one larger.

Instructions

  1. Place bacon in the air fryer and crip it up for 10 to 12 minutes, depending on your taste, at 360 degrees Fahrenheit. You may also use bacon pre-set temperature on your air fryer. For oven baking: place bacon in the baking pan and bake for about 15 minutes at 350F or until it is crispy to your desire. *If you are baking in the oven, do not toss those drippings. Save them and you may make potatoes or chicken in it. So good!
  2. Meanwhile, make eggs. Crack two eggs in the cup and add salt, pepper and chives which are optional. Mix until the eggs are smooth. Preheat your skillet or frying pan with a dab of butter and at the lower temperature cook eggs. You could make something like an omelette and fold with cheese before adding to your sandwich or you may make scrambled eggs and toss some cheese on top to melt. You have both useful methods below.
  3. Now, open your Croissant just by slicing in half.
  4. Add cheese eggs then slices of bacon on top.
  5. You may heat it all together in the air fryer, microwave or oven for a couple of minutes or until Croissants are softer. Enjoy!

If you are heating sandwich in the air-fryer, use temp of 350F for 3-4 minutes. The time and results will depend on your air fryer.

If you are heating sandwich in the microwave, you will heat it for 20-30 seconds. The time and results will depend on your microwave.

If you are heating sandwich in the oven, you could preheat the oven to 375F, cover sandwiches with alum foil or similar and allow it to get sandwiches heated through for about 5-7 minutes. The time and results will depend on your oven.

Creamy scrambled eggs:

  1. The moment the eggs hit the pan, use a heavy-duty silicone spatula to rapidly swirl in small circles around the pan until the eggs look slightly thickened and very small curds begin to form.
  2. Then try changing from swirling in circles to making long sweeps across the pan so it could cook into larger curds. You may add a bit of shredded cheese on top and before adding in the sandwich.


Cheesy Omelette:

  1. Once the pan is hot, pour in the combined mixture in the pan. Use a heavy-duty silicone spatula to gently move cooked egg in from the edge of the pan to the middle, creating curds.
  2. Slightly tilt a skillet or a pan and rotate to make sure that any uncooked egg fills in any empty spaces that you just pulled in the middle.
  3. When the surface of the egg looks wet but does not jiggle or look too uncooked when the pan is shaken, it is ready for the cheese or any other filling.
  4. Add cheese on one side and fold the omelette in half with a spatula.
  5. Slice in half and you can use one half of the sliced omelette for each sandwich.

Notes

Double or triple the ingredients if you going to make more than one serving. Salt and black pepper technically you will only need a generous pinch of both.

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