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Sweet Cheese Rolls with Apple Cider-Honey Sauce


  • 2/3 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1/4 cup caster sugar
  • 24 sheets phyllo pastry
  • melted butter, for phyllo
  • confectioner’s sugar, for garnish
  • cinnamon powder

Apple Cider-Honey Sauce

  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup honey


  1. In an electrical mixer, beat the cream cheese until light and fluffy.
  2. Add the ricotta, cottage cheese, and sugar and continue to beat till well combined.
  3. Refrigerate for 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Take one sheet of phyllo, brush with melted butter. Repeat with three more laters.
  5. Cut the phyllo widthwise in three strips.
  6. Put a couple of tablespoons of the filling on the strip. 1 inch (2cm) from bottom and roll up to one-third, fold in the sides and roll up to form cylinder.
  7. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C) and bake for 15 minutes or till golden.

Apple Cider-Honey Sauce:

Combine ingredients together in a small saucepan. Simmer till reduced by a third.

To Serve:

Place on parcel on serving plate, drizzle Apple Cider-Honey Sauce, sprinkle on confectioner’s sugar and cinnamon powder – serve immediately.

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