Homemade Pierogi = AMAZING!

Pierogi: Potato filled Dumplings

Homemade Pierogi

Pierogi are a special treat. They are some work to prepare from scratch but very worth it! The first pierogi I had were from a package bought in the freezer department. These are sooooo much better!

Pierogi Recipe

Ingredients:

Dough

3 eggs
1 cup sour cream
3 cups flour
¼ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon baking powder

Filling

1 large onion
3 tablespoons butter
4 cups mashed potatoes

Sauce

5 tablespoons butter

Directions:

Starting with the dough, mix together the eggs and sour cream with a whisk. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, salt, and baking powder with a fork. Now combine the flour mixture with the sour cream mixture. Mix until combined. Next knead it on a floured surface until smooth. Let rest while you make the filling.
dough for pierogi
In a skillet melt the butter, add the onion and cook until tender. Mix this in with your mashed potatoes.
potato filling for pierogi
Roll the dough thin. rolled dough for pierogi
Using a large biscuit cutter, cut the dough into circles. Top each circle with about a ½ teaspoon of filling.
filled dough for pierogi
Wet your pointer finger with water and run it around half of the dough circle. Fold the circle over and make a half moon. wet and fold over pierogi
Seal shut by using a fork to mash down the outer edge. Set aside. Make sure that they are floured well in between each pierogi or place apart. They will stick to each other. sealed pierogi
Boil a large pot of water and add the pierogi. Cook for about 5 minutes. They will almost double in size when they are done. They will also float. cooked pierogi

Drain. Add the remaining butter and toss gently. Serve and enjoy!

Homemade Pierogi = AMAZING!
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Ingredients
  • Dough
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 cups flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • Filling
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cups mashed potatoes
  • Sauce
  • 5 tablespoons butter
Instructions
  1. Starting with the dough, mix together the eggs and sour cream with a whisk. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, salt, and baking powder with a fork. Now combine the flour mixture with the sour cream mixture. Mix until combined. Next knead it on a floured surface until smooth. Let rest while you make the filling.
  2. In a skillet melt the butter, add the onion and cook until tender. Mix this in with your mashed potatoes.
  3. Roll the dough thin. rolled dough for pierogi
  4. Using a large biscuit cutter, cut the dough into circles. Top each circle with about a ½ teaspoon of filling.
  5. Wet your pointer finger with water and run it around half of the dough circle. Fold the circle over and make a half moon.
  6. Seal shut by using a fork to mash down the outer edge. Set aside. Make sure that they are floured well in between each pierogi or place apart. They will stick to each other.
  7. Boil a large pot of water and add the pierogi. Cook for about 5 minutes. They will almost double in size when they are done. They will also float.
  8. Drain. Add the remaining butter and toss gently. Serve and enjoy!

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