Sweet Cheese Strudel Filling Recipe

Curd cheese strudel in baking tin with piece on server
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 15 mins
Servings: 16 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
212 Calories
9g Fat
25g Carbs
9g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 16
Amount per serving
Calories 212
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 80mg 27%
Sodium 273mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 9g
Calcium 70mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This recipe for sweet cheese strudel filling is made with regular creamed cottage cheese and cream cheese.

Every cook has his or her favorite. If you omit the sugar, you can turn it into what Serbs and Croatians call a salty (savory) cheese filling.

You will use the yolks only from two eggs so try making a meringue torte or another treat with the leftover egg whites or freeze them.​

This makes enough to fill two strudels. Here's a great strudel dough recipe.


  • 2 pounds cottage cheese (creamed, undrained)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 6 tablespoons tapioca
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar (white)
  • 2 large egg yolks

Steps to Make It

  1. In a large bowl, combine cottage cheese, cream cheese, tapioca, sugar, and egg yolks. It doesn't have to be perfectly smooth.

  2. Cover and refrigerate overnight or at least 2 hours.

  3. Use to fill your favorite strudel dough.


  • If cheese filling in strudel isn't your idea of heaven, try one of these strudel recipes. There's bound to be one that catches your eye and taste buds!
  • And if time is a factor, don't count out prepared puff pastry or filo dough instead of making your own strudel dough. No one will never know!