3.5ozPhiladelphia cheeseAbout half of the classic package
3eggs2 whole eggs and 1 yolk
4 bacon slicescut in small pieces
5tablespoonsextra virgin olive oil
1tablespoonblack sesame seedsoptional
For the egg wash
You also need
freshly ground pepper
Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C)
Mix the 2 eggs, the egg yolk, all cheese, and bacon pieces in a bowl.
Combine the butter with the oil in a small bowl.
Lay the phyllo roll on a cutting board and cut off a piece, 2.5 inches wide (6 cm)Keep the remaining phyllo under a damp towel to prevent it from drying.
Unroll the cut strips. Take two and lay one on top of the other, lightly brushing each one with the butter-oil mixture.
Put one full teaspoon of cheese filling in one corner and fold the other corner over it to form a triangle.Then fold the triangle over and over to itself to the end of the strip.
Repeat the same process with the rest of the phyllo.Keep the cheese pies under a damp towel to prevent them from drying.
Brush a baking sheet with olive oil. Arrange the triangles on the baking sheet.Whisk one egg and a teaspoon of water to make the egg wash. Brush cheese triangles with the egg wash and sprinkle the sesame seeds on top.
Bake for 15-20 minutes or until cheese pies are golden brown.
Nutritional Info – Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided is only an estimate and can vary based on products used.
While you are working, keep the remaining phyllo and folded cheese pies under a damp towel to prevent them from drying.