I also mix them with kielbasa and sauerkraut. Jenny, My family and I live near Pittsburgh and they love their pierogies here. That’s how I grew up eating them anyway 🙂. Flour,roll cut fill. Even if you forget to mention or explain something, you immediately pick up on it and follow through. I have found you to be an excellent teacher and, after reading your replies to some of these comments, a very patient one. Sometimes it helps to have a visual and I’ve got you covered, including how to roll, stuff, and seal your pierogi. Will def make again with different filings. The next day, lightly brown pierogi in a pan on the stove in a little oil or butter. Moisten outer edges with water and fold dough over to close. Skip the onion powder. Then use a very small ice cream type scoop to measure out the cold mashed potatoes, place a scoop onto each dough round. I’m excited for #SundaySupper this week, because we are celebrating family, heritage, and traditions. She would put a bit of each in the pierogie before boiling them, then frying in butter and onion until golden brown. I become professional home made bread maker at list that is what I think. For example 1lb cheese 1/2 lb mashed potatoes with nothing added. Try them with sour cream, bacon bits (real kind!) Thanks for sharing! Farmers Cheese Pierogi the Real Deal Here!!! Yummy. cheddar or Polish radamer) and blend it in, until fully melted. As I’m preparing his plate, I turn around and he’s looking at me with such a sweet smile. Thanks for bringing the fresh simplicity of home cooking to the rest of us. Combine flour & salt in a bowl. I have no idea what farmes cheese is? i haven’t had them in 8 yrs since she passed away. This recipe is wonderful. Sauerkraut, cheddar cheese and farmer cheese are our favorite. My wife and I made them this year with mincemeat filling…..very tasty…..I love your site. A simple, traditional topping is simple sour cream and maybe some chopped chives. Hers with pot style cottage cheese . can you make the dough and fillings the day before if making large number of pierogies, I remember my mom doing that but dont know to store overnight. It made me wonder why I took so long to try and make these! Wrap in plastic wrap and rest 30 minutes. I grew up with Pierogies!! Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. YUMMM!! Step 1 Heat butter in a pan. On date night, my wife and I of 30 yrs made this recipe. Thank you for sharing your recipe. We mix some cream cheese and bacon bits in the filling as well as cheddar cheese. Boil and rub using a stick of butter over each one so they don’t stick together then freeze in plastic freezer bags. Baba always used a clean dish towel instead, when freezing them, peel right off…. Just like the home made ones I would buy at a local corner store (but cheaper). Not a potato filling fan….sauerkraut is what she made and I grew up with! Fold in half, pinching the sides shut with your fingers, or gently with a fork to seal. Total Time 1 hr 50 mins. They came out perfect. But I do this too. You can also serve pierogies up topped with caramelized onions, paprika, fried sage, or Polish sausage. One Pan Breakfast Bake with Bacon, Hash Browns, and Eggs. Perfect ,best shell and filling I remember. I lived in a very polish area of Clifton NJ and rented the upper part of a two family from a very nice couple that were right off the boat so to speak. I grew up making potato-cheese pierogi with my dad and we always had them with bacon bits and sour cream. Place peeled, quartered potatoes in a pot of cold salted water. Certainly! So much easier! We always had a filling of cottage cheese (or similar), stewed pitted prunes (or other fruit), eggs, salt and sugar. To top them off I added in a nice sage butter sauce and topped with a small dollop of sour cream and bacon pieces and chives. Did you click the “print” button the top right? He was so excited but I can see it in his eyes, a glimpse of worry. so far it has been life changing. In this recipe we use mashed potatoes and cheddar cheese. I have only made it with the egg so I don’t know. You now have a new viewer.. Do you have a recipe for cabbage and pasta? As a little old lady I should know but, alas! He had no clue and always thought they were real! ?. It didn’t. Actually first time ever making perogies. Pierogi Dough: 1 large egg. I think one would have been plenty or maybe should have roasted the garlic as it was very strong . And maybe cabbage and mushrooms in the pierogi. However, I have one issue, I am following your measurement, but comparing your video the outcome looks smaller when I made it. Her amazing pierogies filling was cooked sauerkraut and onions, cottage cheese with egg, and mashed potatoes and sauteed onions. You really know your stuff and I rank you with another of my favorite cooks, Maryanne Esposito of Ciao Italia. I knew one of his childhood favorites were pierogi, so I started making these as soon as he went to work in hopes I can at least make a plate full of decent looking ones. Wgat is farmers cheese? Cook the pierogi by bringing a large, low saucepan of salted water to boil. Sometimes for a more delicate dish, I’ll use wonton wraps. My girlfriend s grandmother used to make pierogies with sourkrout and sautéed onions and pork and potato and sautéed onions. While this dish takes time to make, it is overall fairly simple. I use a Zip-Loc bag with a corner cut off to pipe the filling into it. So honest, because we all do that. I’ve never made dough with sour cream before but I hear it makes it easier to roll so I’m going to give it a whirl. Love this ❤️❤️. My grandma used milk. Drain and mash the potatoes, adding onion & garlic, cream cheese, salt & pepper. The sour cream in the dough is a great touch. Would I use the same amount? Place a heaping tablespoon of potato filling into the center of each circle. for example when I made Cinnamon rolls. We never used potato filling…starch filled with starch. Boil then fry. Also I have been making them in my food processor. 12 thoughts on “ Cook’s Country Potato Cheddar Pierogi Recipe ” Dustin June 8, 2019 at 1:55 pm. You also can’t go wrong with some simple green beans. Shame I haven’t been able to find a recipe for them to this day. Stir and mash until the cheese is melted and the filling is cool to the touch. Keeping extra dough covered, roll each section 1/8” thick, adding flour as needed. Your email address will not be published. Homemade Pierogi Cheese Sauce: Melt 2 tablespoons of butter on a medium heat. I tried these and they were absolutely delicious! I took some advice from one of the replies and added two cloves of garlic to my filling. Cover dough with bowl and let rest for 30 minutes. 13 pounds of berries. Share on Linkedin Pierogi can be filled with various fillings, but tradition is a potato and cheese curd mixture. I have used taco filling and left over turkey stuffing my family loved it. My great grandmother, my grandmother, and my dad never used sour cream in the dough. Will definitely try with cheese next time. Try this recipe and never buy pierogi again. They absolutely melt in your mouth and are a breeze to roll out. I couldnt wait til he got home to show him these. Leftover mashed potatoes work really well in this recipe, but you can always make them from scratch specifically for filling. I have been using your recipe for many years and they always come out great. Thanks Jenny – because of your step by step video I was able to make these without a problem! Make sure they aren’t touching so that they don’t stick together. Pierogies are a classic Polish comfort food dish. Working in small batches, boil in salted water 2 to 3 minutes, until they float. Your comments on this issue would be very much appreciated. Traditional Polish dish at its best! These Authentic Polish Pierogi with Potatoes and Cheese (Pierogi Ruskie) are the real deal. Pretty sure your image at the top of the page is upside down. Using a teaspoon, apply the filling on each round. Serve with sauteed onions and sour cream. Actually you won’t even taste the sour cream. I usually take the dough out about 1/2 hour before I want to work with it. THANK YOU Greatly for all your excellent recipes! Fry off some onions, add meat, add salt , pepper, chicken stock powder and some soy sauce and brown. Looking forward to making them again this weekend. Literally threw some flour, some water an egg (maybe two) on the counter and used a water glass as a circle cutter! Once they are frozen, I divide them into Ziplocs and they stay good in the freezer for a long time. Feel free to experiment and use your favorite cheese. To serve, thaw overnight in the refrigerator. Anyone have the recipe to make the blueberries? Thanks for copying this recipe … My mum was Ukrainian and she made hers with mince meat ( I’m in Australia ) . To fill the pierogi: Roll half the dough 1/8" thick. Taste and adjust the seasonings with salt and pepper. Thank you, in advance, for your help. Also heard Canola oil is not healthy, but maybe ok using organic or good oils, like olive, but also some are like trans fats when heated. The ancient way was to use some mashed potato for the same purpose. Thank you! Made a batch of pierogi using your recipe for the dough. Using a pierogi / pastry cutter / a cup cut out rounds. Would it still come out okay? I have two questions. Note: To freeze, boil pierogi first and place in a lightly oiled freezer bag, spreading them out so they don’t touch. I’ve never tried Polish food so I was so impressed with how well and yummy they turned out ? Using a 3-inch round cutter (or glass with similar diameter), cut the dough. Not being from here we couldn’t understand all the fuss. In this recipe I’ve taken all of the elements of a classic pierogi and simplified them for the average home cook. You can freeze these pierogies after they have been assembled. Can you please show a recipe for sweet cabbage filling. I made them with some leftover mashed potatoes and your little mounds well I made them and I freeze them so they are easier to fill the dough and will tell you this dough is very forgiving and that is my testimony to your absoloutely wonderful video now on to more pierogies and some various fillings. Place apart on a towel sprinkled with flour. You are so generous and happy person . If I choose to use Cheddar or Colby cheese in my filling instead of cream cheese, would you recommend still adding the onions and garlic? I first tasted them in an Polish restaurant In Toronto and fell in love. The blueberry ones were a delight. Bring to a boil and cook until tender. I felt awful so I prayed the next meal was good. Pinch the dough shut with your fingers and then press with the tongs of a fork to further seal and give a decorative edge. I found after I started eating them and they began to cool off the dough… Read more ». Wonderful wonderful wonderful. You could try looking at other recipes as I’m sure some of them use farmer’s cheese. I make mine with potato and ricotta cheese or saurkraut with potato or mushrooms. The dough rolled out beautifully, but now I’m concerned about the taste and texture of the dumpling dough. Jen: You are an absolute delight! Crecipe.com deliver fine selection of quality Ricotta cheese filling for pierogi recipes equipped with ratings, reviews and mixing tips. Want to try but also do you have a recipe for polish sauerkraut to put in the pierog. Thank you so much Ms. Jones..You may have saved my marriage lol. husband loved them Thank you ! Do you have a recipe for Sauerkraut and mushrooms? CAN EASILY MAKE AT HOME, Copyright © 2021 thestayathomechef.comAll rights reserved. Ricotta cheese filling for pierogi recipe. i’m crimean, so i’m guessing it’s the russian name for them. Never once used egg in dough. I was not a great fan of those with sauerkraut, but I would love to have some of grandma’s now! I just spent this morning making your great pierogi recipe and I have to say that in all my years, this is the best dough I have ever made. My DD and I have made them and my family has eaten them right away after sautéing in butter and more onions. Purpose flour? in plastic freezer bags a 3-inch round cutter ( or glass with diameter. To experiment and use your pierogi dough recipe all the time and get on. Had no clue and always thought they were easy to prepare and even asked more. Pierogi recipes equipped with ratings, reviews and more been wanting to make lol traditions... 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