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Andrulis Cheese Pierogies | Andrulis Cheesecake | Grilled Cheese | Cheese Blintzes

Puff Pastry | Gourmet Pizza | Baked Cheese | Cheese Manicotti

andrulis cheesecake

Andrulis Cheese Pierogies

Dough:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup water

Combine first 3 ingredients. Work together with hands. Gradually add water until dough forms a ball. Roll out half of dough 1/8″ thick on floured surface. If dough appears sticky, dust with flour. Cut circles using a 3″ round cookie cutter or glass. Fill each piece of dough with 1 heaping tsp. of filling (see recipe below). Fold over and pinch edges. Press edges with fork to secure. Place on floured pan to prevent sticking. Place in 2 quarts of boiling water. Cook 5-7 minutes or until pierogi floats to the surface. Serve hot, drizzled with butter.

Filling:

  • 16 oz. ANDRULIS FARMERS CHEESE, PLAIN (crumbled, room temperature)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper or to taste
  • 1 small onion, diced and sautéed
  • 1/3 cup milk

Combine ANDRULIS FARMERS CHEESE and next 4 ingredients. Stir in milk. Mixture should be soft. For a zestier taste, try this recipe with ANDRULIS GARLIC & ONION FARMERS CHEESE.

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andrulis cheesecake

Andrulis Style Cheesecake

Crust:

  • 1 1/3 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

Filling:

  • 16 oz. ANDRULIS FARMERS CHEESE, PLAIN (crumbled, room temperature)
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream (room temperature)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Combine graham cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and butter or margarine. Press into bottom and halfway up sides of 9″ springform pan. In large mixing bowl, beat ANDRULIS FARMERS CHEESE with 1/2 cup sour cream until smooth; gradually add 1 cup sugar, beating until fluffy. Add lemon peel. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until blended. Pour into pan and bake in preheated 300° oven for 60
minutes. Turn off oven and leave door ajar for 30 minutes. Combine 1 cup sour cream, 2 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Carefully spread over cheesecake. Return to oven for 30 minutes with
door ajar (DO NOT REHEAT OVEN). Remove from oven, cool and refrigerate at least 3 hours or overnight. If desired, garnish with fruit.

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Cheese Manicotti

  • 1 1/2 pkgs. Andrulis Basil Cheese, softened and crumbled
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese, divided
  • Manicotti (approx. 6 pieces)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2/3 cup cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh sweet basil

Cook manicotti as directed on package. Meanwhile, combine crumbled Andrulis Basil Cheese, egg yolks, 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, salt, pepper and 1/2 cup milk. Work together until mixture is soft. Fill each cooked Manicotti with 1 1/2 – 2 tablespoons of cheese mixture using a pastry gun or teaspoon, and place into buttered baking dish. Pour cream over the filled Manicotti and sprinkle with remaining parmesan cheese. Bake in preheated 350° oven for 20-25 minutes. Garnish with sweet basil and serve hot.

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Cheese Blintzes

  • 1 1/2 pkgs. Andrulis Plain Farmers Cheese
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1/2 cup milk

Soften Andrulis Plain Farmers Cheese at room temperature for about one hour. Crumble cheese into medium size bowl and add sugar, vanilla and salt. Stir together with spoon. Beat in milk until cheese mixture blends and softens. Spread 1 tablespoon onto each crepe; roll up and place in buttered pan. Bake in preheated 350° oven for about 10 minutes. Serve with chocolate sauce or jam.

Crepes

  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Cooking spray

In a bowl, combine milk, flour and eggs. Beat with a rotary beater until well mixed. Heat a lightly greased 6-inch skillet. Remove from heat. Spoon in 2 tablespoons of batter, lifting and tilting the skillet to spread. Return to heat. Brown on one side only. Invert pan over paper towels to remove crepe. Repeat with remaining batter, using cooking spray in pan
before after each crepe. Makes 10-12. Note: unused crepes can be frozen between waxed paper. Let thaw at room temperature for one hour before using.

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Grilled Cheese

  • 1/4 cup finely diced onion
  • 1/2 cup diced pineapple
  • 2 teaspoons margarine
  • 3 tablespoons milk or pineapple juice
  • 6 ounces Andrulis Plain Farmers Cheese
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 4-6 slices cooked bacon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 6-8 slices dark rye bread
  • Butter for bread

Saute onion and pineapple in a saucepan with margarine until tender. Set aside. Crumble Andrulis Plain Farmers Cheese in a bowl; add milk and mix to soften. Stir in pineapple/onion mixture. Add salt and pepper to taste. Spread butter on both sides of bread. Place cheese mixture on buttered bread slices, topping with bacon and tomato. Grill over medium heat until
bread is browned and cheese is melted. Serves 3-4.

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Puff Pastry

  • 1 pkg. Andrulis Basil Cheese
  • 1 pkg. puff pastry (in freezer section of grocery store)
  • Cooking spray

Thaw desired amount of pastry at room temperature for 20-30 minutes. On lightly floured board, cut out pastry into 3″ squares. Place a 1″ slice of Andrulis Basil Cheese in center of each square. Fold over into triangles, and seal edges with a fork. Place triangles on a baking sheet sprayed lightly with cooking spray. Bake in preheated 350° oven for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve hot.

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Gourmet Pizza

  • 1 pre-made 12″ pizza crust
  • Pizza sauce (desired amount)
  • 10-12 ounces Andrulis Basil Cheese (reserve some for garnish
  • 4 ounces frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1 medium tomato, sliced
  • 1 small can black olives, sliced
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced

Spread pasta sauce on pizza crust; add next five ingredients in order shown. Garnish with remaining cheese. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Slice and serve hot. (Other suggested toppings: grilled chicken, Italian sausage, mushrooms, capers, roasted garlic.)

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Baked Cheese

  • 1 pkg. Andrulis Basil Cheese
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup red pasta sauce

Place Andrulis Basil Cheese on oven-proof serving dish. Pour a 1″ wide ribbon of pasta sauce around edge of cheese, and bake at 375° for 20-30 minutes or until heated through. Serve with french bread slices as a hot dip.

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