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A yummy Eastern European snack.

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  • How to cook pierogi. Pierogis - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cook potatoes in boiling water.

  • How to cook pierogi. Pierogis - Step 2
    Step 2

    Chop up the onion in to small slices. Place the butter in a frying pan and set at a medium heat. Fry the onions until they turn golden and yummy looking remove them from the heat.

  • How to cook pierogi. Pierogis - Step 3
    Step 3

    Mash up the potatoes in a bowl and add the onions.

  • How to cook pierogi. Pierogis - Step 4
    Step 4

    Add the cottage cheese. Mix together well. This is our pierogi filling. Add a few spices or some salt to flavour.

  • How to cook pierogi. Pierogis - Step 5
    Step 5

    Heap the flour together on a surface and create a well in the middle. Beat an egg and pour in to the middle of the well.

  • How to cook pierogi. Pierogis - Step 6
    Step 6

    Knead together with warm water until it forms a thick dough. This can be a bit oogie and messy.

  • How to cook pierogi. Pierogis - Step 7
    Step 7

    Roll the dough out thin and use a cookie cutter to cut out a shape. Place some filling on one side of the dough shape.

  • How to cook pierogi. Pierogis - Step 8
    Step 8

    Fold the dough over and press together. Use a fork to score around the edges. Make as many as you want to eat.

  • How to cook pierogi. Pierogis - Step 9
    Step 9

    Place a small batch in to a pan of boiling water and cover. When the pierogi start to float uncover them and cook on a high heat for 2 minutes and then drain. They taste delicious with sour cream. Enjoy.

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Kim
Kim · Cirencester, England, GB · 56 projects
I love these, my boyfriend makes them often Happy
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1369 projects
Yum. What kind of fillings do you put in yours?
Kim
Kim · Cirencester, England, GB · 56 projects
Same as you! He's polish and that's the traditional filling, but also sometimes meat and potato and cottage cheese instead of onion
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Supernova's Child
Supernova's Child · Lisbon, Lisbon, PT · 98 projects
My favorite food, ftw. I love you for posting this recipe. Be my best friend!!!!
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1369 projects
Aww thanks!
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Magda G.
Magda G. · Tarnowskie Gory, Silesian Voivodeship, PL · 3 projects
i'm from poland and pierogi are very popular here. i like to do them, they are delicious! Happy)
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LunaLupinTonks
LunaLupinTonks · Kansas City, Missouri, US
oooh! as people have said, these are russian, and yes they are called vareniki when there is potatoes or something of the sort in them. pilmeni are ones with meat. my family members and I are experts at making these, with an assembly line and stuff. it's great fun Happy
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1369 projects
Haha, you need an assembly line to make them!
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Trickypixie1208 P. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 12 projects
i dont think ive ever had any with cottage cheese or onions in them..odd but soudns kinda yummy..not a big fan of those 2 ingredients though but ill try anything
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Scharminkeltje
Scharminkeltje · Konstancin-Jeziorna, Masovian Voivodeship, PL · 56 projects
I like my pierogis with strawberries or blueberries (both with sweet cottage cheese)
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Alma Knack
Alma Knack · Worthing, England, GB · 4 projects
Just to let you know I made your version of this recipe a few times and I think my fiance adores you for it.
Only change was that I added sour cream to the dough.
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Haluk
Haluk · 1 project
OMG I love perogies!!! They're actually from Poland; my Grampa told me.
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Masha V.
Masha V. · Monroe, Louisiana, US · 21 projects
These are called pel'meni in Russian.
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PB
PB · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 2 projects
Could you use ricotta with the cottage cheese?
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