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Knishes are my favorite holiday appetizers. These Knishes received such rave reviews from all. Njoy!
  All purpose flour 480 Milliliter (2 Cups)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg/2 egg whites 1
  Vegetable oil 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  White flour 120 Milliliter, beaten (1/2 Cup)
  Onion 240 Milliliter, chopped (1 Cup)
  Butter/Margarine 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Pepper 180 Milliliter (3/4 Cup)
  Cooked chicken 240 Milliliter, diced (1 Cup)
  Cooked kasha 180 Milliliter (3/4 Cup)
  Celery 60 Milliliter, finley chopped (1/4 Cup)
  Mayonnaise 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  Poultry seasoning 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Hard cooked eggs 3 , chopped
  Pickle 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  Minced chicken 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Prepared mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Kasha 180 Milliliter (3/4 Cup)
  Chopped walnuts 80 Milliliter (1/3 Cup)
  Diced dates 80 Milliliter (1/3 Cup)
  Diced raisins 80 Milliliter (1/3 Cup)
  Honey 80 Milliliter (1/3 Cup)
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Pastry: Combine flour and salt in medium-size bowl.
Make a well in the center.
Add egg, oil and half of the water.
Stir with a wooden spoon, adding remainder of water to make a smooth pliable dough.
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured board; knead a few times.
Brush dough with oil; cover with plastic wrap and let rest for about 1 hour.
At this point, dough may be refrigerated overnight.
Roll dough on a floured board, to an 18-inch square or as thin as possible.
Brush the dough with oil.
Cut into 36 3-inch squares or rounds.
Brush center of each with oil and fill with approximately 1 full tsp of filling; moisten edge with water; fold over; seal edges.
Place on lightly greased baking sheet.
Brush top with beaten egg white.
Bake at 375°F (190°C) for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned.
Onion Filling: Saute onion in butter or margarine; add kasha and seasoning.
Use to fill knishes.
Chicken Filling: Combine all ingredients and use to fill knishes.
Egg Filling: Combine all ingredients and use to fill knishes.
Fruit and Nut Filling: Combine all ingredients and use to fill knishes.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6270 Calories from Fat 1942

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 217 g334.3%

Saturated Fat 45.3 g226.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1233.3 mg411.1%

Sodium 3809.2 mg158.7%

Total Carbohydrates 885 g295%

Dietary Fiber 71.3 g285%

Sugars 197.3 g

Protein 208 g415.9%

Vitamin A 54.2% Vitamin C 39.5%

Calcium 57.4% Iron 249.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Knishes Recipe