Cheese Fritters

Cheese Fritters

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"These fritters are made with cheese then fried in oil, so they are a perfect addition to your Hanukkah table. Serve them hot with jam on the side."

Ingredients

25 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 883 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 883 kcal
  • 44%
  • Fat:
  • 90.4 g
  • 139%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.7g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 244 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, beat the cottage cheese and egg together. Stir in the half-and-half, flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and nutmeg. Mix until just combined.
  2. Fill a deep pot to the 2-inch mark with oil. Heat to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Drop batter by rounded tablespoons into the hot oil. Fry until golden brown on all sides, about 3 to 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Serve hot!

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  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
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These are terrific! I will definetly make them again. One tip so you don't make the mistake I did - don't make the dough balls too big. They don't cook in the middle, leaving a creamy center, ...

I thought these were great! I didn't have any half & half, so I just used the same amount of milk and they turned out great. I'm not a big nutmeg fan, so I substituted cinnamon and ginger. I ...

What a great taste! I had some leftover cottage cheese that I wanted to use up and this was the perfect solution! Make sure you drain the fritters well after frying as they do retain the greas...