Creatan mizithropites



30 min

Baking Time

3 min



You can serve this Cretan treat either as a side dish of a meal or as a breakfast by adding honey!


  • For the dough
    • 1 kg flour
    • 400 ml water
    • 100 ml raki
    • 100 ml olive oil

    For the filling

    • 300 gr of xinomizithra
    • 800 gr cream cheese (anthotiro)
    • 220 gr feta cheese


For the dough

  1. Put in a bowl the flour, make a puddle in the center and pour in the water, raki and olive oil.
  2. Stir with a fork and after well with hands.
  3. Allow the dough to rest for 30 min.
  4. Separate the dough into equals parts of 70 grams, roll them into balls and place them on a plate

For the filling

  1. Put the cheese in a bowl and break them with hands. Roll balls with the mixture of the cheeses weighting about 70 gr each and place them on a plate.
  2. Take a dough ball and spread it with hands forming a small puddle in the center
  3. Put a cheese ball in the middle of the dough and cover
  4. Put some flour on the counter and roll the stuffed balls lightly with a rolling pin to spread the cheese all over and make the dough thin
  5. Add olive oil in a frying pan and fry the pies on each side
  6. Place the pies on a platter, pour some honey on them and serve as they are warm

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