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homemade pierogies

a recipe by
Dee Dzura
Pittsburgh, PA

One of my husband's favorites!

method Pan Fry

Ingredients For homemade pierogies

  • 4 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 2
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/3 c
  • 2 c
    mashed potatoes
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 c
  • 1
    chopped onion
  • 3/4 c
    butter for frying

How To Make homemade pierogies

  • 1
    Beat eggs with lukewarm water to which butter has been added. Stir slowly into flour in bowl, adding only enough water to hold dough together.
  • 2
    Knead on floured board for about 10 minutes. Put back in bowl, cover with cloth and let rest for about one half hour.
  • 3
    Roll out dough to pie crust thickness, cut into 3 inch circles and fill with a heaping spoonful of cheese and mashed potatoes for half and sauerkraut for the other half.
  • 4
    Drop in boiling water and cook for about 5 minutes.
  • 5
    Pan fry with butter and onion as desired.

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