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Poppy Seed Cheesecake Crincles

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Poppy Seed Cheesecake Crincles
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 11
Author 2pots2cook


  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Lemon zest to taste
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup cream cheese
  • 4 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 6 Tbsp poppy seeds


  1. In a bowl, mix the egg, yolk, butter, salt, lemon zest and cream cheese.
  2. In another bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and sugar.
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the egg mixture, mix well and leave in the fridge for one hour.
  4. Preheat the oven to 356° F / 180° C.
  5. Cover a full sheet cake pan with baking paper.
  6. Put 6 Tbsp of poppy seeds in a shallow bowl.
  7. Using a table spoon, compress the pastry into little balls.
  8. Roll them in the poppy seeds and place onto the baking paper.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes.
  10. Leave to cool, then carefully place onto a plate.