One of our co-laborers, Marilyn Ramsdale, sent us this recipe for klintzes.” She says that these goodies are a cross between kreplach* and blintzes,* and that they made a great hit at her chapter meeting in upstate New York. If you have an international palate and like to experiment in the kitchen, you too can enjoy this non-secret recipe.

Combine in a large mixing bowl and blend thoroughly:

1 lb. dry cottage cheese or farmer’s cheese
2 tbs. matzoh meal (or fine cracker crumbs)
2 tbs. melted butter or margarine
2 tbs. sugar
3 tbs. raisins
2 well-beaten eggs

Place a small amount of this filling onto a Chinese egg roll wrapper and fold like a wonton (If you don’t recognize either of those items, try using 4-inch rounds of noodle or pie dough. Fill centers as above. Fold over and crimp edges, dampening with water to make them stick.)

Place klintzes on lightly-greased cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees until golden brown. Top with sour cream before serving.

Be even more creative—try a sprinkle of cinnamon on the outside and/or finely chopped nuts on the inside. Just don’t blame Jews for Jesus if they don’t turn out right—after all, we’re missionaries, not chefs!

*Kreplach: Jewish version of cheese ravioli
*Blintzes: Jewish version of meat or cheese empenadas

Alternate names for this delicacy: Kreptzes, Krintzes, Bleptzes, Bliplach, Kliptzes???????

Jews for Jesus, its agents and subsidiaries, hereby absolve themselves of all responsibility for cases of indigestion, heartburn, burnt fingers, weight gain or messy kitchens arising in part or in whole from any and all activities connected with the above public service announcement!


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