Potato Dumplings (Sinkers)

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by KeyWee

This recipe is as old and basic as you can get. Add onions, bacon, parsley, etc. to the dough as you like. Comfort food - my grandmother made these often

Top Review by L. Duch

These were wonderful. What a delicous way to use up leftover mashed potatos. They turned out nice and light. Not doughy at all. I cut these into inch wide and 2 inch long pieces. Came out a little big (I forgot I put baking powder in them), so next time I'll make them a little smaller. I did add some shredded onion to the dough. Then after boiling them, I sauted them in butter and carmelized onions. I served them with Patti H's Red Cabbage recipe#15794 and bratwurst. It made a really...really delicious German meal. Thanks KeyWee, for an easy recipe. One that I'll definatly use again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all ingredients with clean hands.
  2. Roll dough out into a"tube" shape on a floured surface.
  3. Cut into 1" dumplings.
  4. Drop dumplings into a large soup pot filled with boiling water.
  5. Boil 20 minutes.

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