Liver Knishes

12 Knishes

Recipe provided by Cecile Rubin of the Ivy Hill Chapter.


2 Med. Potatoes
1 Egg
1 Tbsp. dry bread crumbs
2 Tbsp. minced onion
1 Tbsp. Shortening
¼ tsp. Salt
¼ lb. Ground Cooked Liver
few grains pepper


Boil potatoes in jackets. Skin and mash. Add egg, bread crumbs and seasonings. Mix well.

Prepare Liver Mixture: Brown onion in shortening. Add with salt to liver. Mix well.

Dampen hands with cold water; then take mashed potato mixture the size of a large walnut and shape into ball. Place on well greased baking sheet. Bake in 375° oven for 20-25 minutes until bown. Fill center depressions in baked potato balls with 1 tsp. liver mixture. Serve hot.


A Cook's Tour by B'nai B'rith Women: Northern New Jersey Council - First Edition 1960