¼ lb melted margarine
2 egg yolks
4 tbsp sour cream
2 ½ cups wheat flour
1 cup sugar
Pinch of baking soda
Salt on taste
1 lb tvorog (or farmers cheese, or ricotta)
2 egg whites
2 tbsp flour
2 tbsp sour cream
Raisins and vanilla on taste (optional)
Add soda to sour cream, mix, then add all the other ingredients of dough and knead the dough.
Blend all the filling ingredients. Roll out the dough, and cut dough circles.
Put 2 tsp filling on the center of the dough circle, and pinch the edges of the dough, to get a semi-circle shape.
Preheat oven to 390 ºF, put sochniki on a baking sheet, and bake them for 20-25 minutes.
This dish was most popular in Soviet schools.