Cream Cheese and Spinach Triangles

Course : Appetizers
Serves: 50
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Ingredients:

1 cup butter or margarine
1 package phyllo dough
2 large eggs -- beaten
1 medium onion -- finely chopped
8 ounces cream cheese -- cut in chunks
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup feta cheese
20 ounces frozen chopped spinach
1 teaspoon salt to taste
 

Preparation / Directions:

1. Cook spinach according to directions and drain well.

2. Mix all ingredients except butter and pastry. Refrigerate mixture at least 1 hour.

3. Open package of dough and cut a strip 2" wide, cutting through all layers. Cover remaining dough with a damp cloth to keep from cracking.

4. Separate dough so that you have 2 sheets for each triangle.

5. Brush the dough with melted butter and put 1 rounded teaspoon spinach mixture at the top of the strip.

6. Fold pastry over like folding a flag.

7. Place on well-buttered baking sheet and brush top with butter.

8. Bake at 375 deg. for 20 min. Serve warm.

Notes: To freeze the triangles before cooking, butter both sides of triangle and wrap well. Bake when needed.


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