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Tiropetes (Cheese Rolls)

6 Eggs; separated
1 lb Feta cheese; crumbled
12 oz Cottage cheese
1/4 c Blue cheese; crumbled (opt.)
16 oz Filo pastry sheets
2 c Butter; melted

Beat egg whites until stiff; add yolks and continue beating until well blended. Add cheese and mix well.

Cut pastry sheets into quarters or into 8x6-inch pieces. Brush pastry with hot melted butter. Place a teaspoon of cheese mixture in bottom center of pastry strip, folding over one-third on each side and brushing again with butter; roll like a jellyroll. Place on cookie sheets and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

Note: Tiropetes can be frozen before baking. Do not thaw; bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

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