Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins
This recipe comes straight from Poland you can sub the cheese for mashed potatoes and cheese, sautéed onions and potatoes or even plums you name it, it is great I hope everyone enjoys!!!
- 2 cups flour
- 1 egg, plus
- 1 egg yolk
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon melted butter, no exception
- 2 tablespoons sour cream
- 1 lb farmer cheese
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 egg yolk
- 1⁄4 cup powdered sugar
- Cheese Filling.
- Mix all together and chill.
- Mix all the dough ingredients together.
- knead into a pliable dough let the dough rest for about 10 minutes. cover with a WARM bowl then divide the dough into half place 1 half back under the warm bowl with the other roll out on a floured surface roll it thin use a circle cutter. place a spoonful of the cheese mixture to one side of dough moisten edges of circle with water before pressing firmly then drop them into boiling water for about 5 fives or until they float to top.Take out of water you can eat them like that or pan fry in butter but they taste the best fried with a side of sour cream or applesauce -- ENJOY and they freeze well too.
I made these for my mother's surprise birthday party. As another reviewer said the amount of sugar was too much. I will cut it in half next time I make them.<br/><br/>The dough did not come together for me either, but I kept adding water until it did. Rolling the dough thin enough, was a workout in itself. Very tough to do. I had wonton wrappers in the refrigerator and decided to use them for the remainder of the cheese mixture. I took a large biscuit cutter and cut through the wrappers to make them round. Then I put them under moist paper towels so they wouldn't dry out. The wrappers make a very delicate pierogi.<br/><br/>The farmer's cheese is well worth the price.
I followed the recipe mostly, but instead of a 1/4 cup of sugar, I used an 1/8 cup.
The dough did not come together and I had to look elsewhere for a recipe after waisting the supplies I had used in the first dough attempt.
The filling was not my favoriet, way too sweet even with using 1/2 the sugar. Next time I will just use farmer's cheese and the new dough recipe I found.
*Make sure you roll the dough REALLY thin or it is horrible.
Goona say this was great!!! Gonna make again soon but please note farmers cheese is a little pricey but worth it!