Variation: If you like kunefe, a kataifi dessert with cheese in the middle, you can place the cooked balls in a deep dish and pour over hot sugar syrup (1 cup water, 1 cup sugar, boiled for 5 minutes) over the balls and this will be a dessert very similar to kunefe.
- 24 small balls of fresh mozzarella, drained
- 8 oz kataifi dough (shredded fillo), about half a box. You can buy this at Middle Eastern Markets where you can find regular fillo dough.
- 2 Table spoons butter, melted
- 1-2 table spoons honey to drizzle on top (optional)
|Kataifi dough out of the box|
|Loosen up the dough on a flat surface|
|Place cheese on the dough|
|Start rolling into a ball|
|Place balls into a mini muffin tray greased with butter|
|Ready to be baked|
|Baked until golden brown|
|Serve them hot or warm|
|Honey drizzled over the savory balls|