Origin: Syria, Lebanon
* 1 Basic Kibbi recipe
* 1 Basic Kibbi stuffing
* 1/2 cup Melted butter or margarine
Generously butter a 9x12" cake pan. Spread a half inch layer of "Basic Kibbi Recipie" on the bottom of the pan. (It is easier to take several large balls, pat them, flat, place in the pan, piecing kibbi to form an even layer on bottom of pan.) Then go over kibbi with hand and smooth evenly.
Spread the stuffing evenly over the kibbi layer. Then spread the remaining kibbi mixture on top.
(The top layer should be thicker than the bottom layer, also dipping hands in cold water so kibbi will not stick to the hands.)
smooth well. Score the top layer 1/2 " deep in a diamond shaped design 1" apart.
Pour melted butter across top.
Bake in a 400° oven for 25 minutes, lower heat to 300° and bake for 20-30 minutes more.
It should be golden brown. When serving, cut along diamond shaped wedges.
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