Served as a dessert, these pierogies are a favorite in Eastern European homes. Simple and delicious, they provide a pleasant bite of great flavor.

Easy Pierogi
Recipe type: Cheese
Serves: 1 batch
  • 2 Cups dry cottage cheese
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Cup flour
  • 1 1/2 Cups dry cottage cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Cup mashed potatoes, cooked
  • 3/4 Cup flour
  1. Force cheese through sieve. Rub thoroughly until free from lumps. Add butter, egg yolks, salt, sugar and flour.
  2. Beat thoroughly until light. Add well beaten egg whites and fold in, carefully.
  3. Turn out onto floured board. Roll with hands into long narrow roll. Flatten and cut slantwise into pieces 2 inches long.
  4. Cook in boiling salted water until they rise to the top. Lift with straining spoon and cover with lightly browned, buttered crumbs.
Recipe from "Treasured Polish Recipes for Americans" Published by Polanie Publishing Company Minneapolis, Minnesota

These are delicious with sour cream flavored with cinnamon and sugar.

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