Plain Dumplings (Spatzen)

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by AnneMeansGrace

This recipe came from my grandmother, Margaret H. It has been passed down in our family from our ancestors in Sweden. I grew up thinking this was what everyone called "dumplings." I usually put them in chicken soup instead of pouring hot fat over them!

Top Review by halfrican808

yummy! Im eating them right now with some homemade soup! Thanks for sharing

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat egg well, add salt and water or milk and stir this into the flour until a smooth batter is formed.
  2. Drop by spoonfuls into boiling, salted water and let cook 15 minutes.
  3. Drain in a colander.
  4. Pour hot fat or meat gravy over them and serve.
  5. Garnish with fried onions, cracker crumbs, or any desired dressing.

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