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Pierogi Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joann Childers
Added: Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 1/2 c. flour
1 egg
1/2 tsp salt
1 c. water

Sauerkraut Filling:
1 oz. dried mushrooms (softened in water)
2 lbs sauerkraut
1/4 c. fried onions
2 1/2 oz bread crumbs
Salt
Sugar
Pepper

Cheese Filling:
2 egg yolks
1 T. butter
1 lb. farmer's cheese (mashed)
Salt
1 T. sugar (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Dough:
Place flour on board - make a well in the center - add egg and salt
Gradually add water, while mixing well to make a firm dough
Knead dough - roll out thinly
Cut into 3 1/2 inch circles
Place a spoonful of filling on each circle
Fold over pressing edges together tightly
Cook in boiling salted water for 3 - 5 minutes

Sauerkraut Filling:
Cook softened mushrooms and sauerkraut in a small amount of water
Strain through a cheesecloth and twist to remove excess water
Add fried onion, bread crumbs to kraut
Add salt, sugar and pepper to taste

Cheese Filling:
Cream egg yolks and butter
Combine with cheese
Salt to taste
Mix thoroughly
Add sugar for a sweeter filling

 

 

 

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