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4.8 from 5 votes

Spanakopita Bites

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 24
Author: Joanna Cismaru

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 10 oz frozen chopped spinach thawed and squeezed dry
  • 2 cups crumbled feta
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 3/4 cup butter melted
  • 16 sheets phyllo dough

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine the egg, spinach and cheeses; set aside.
  • Brush a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan with some of the butter.
  • Layer eight sheets of phyllo dough in prepared pan, brushing each with butter. Keep remaining dough covered with plastic wrap and a damp towel to prevent it from drying out.
  • Spread with spinach mixture. Top with remaining phyllo dough, brushing each sheet with butter.
  • Cover and freeze for 30 minutes.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut into 1-inch - 2-inch pieces. Bake at 350 F degrees for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown.

Notes

If you're making this ahead of time, cover and freeze until ready to use. Cut and bake as directed.