White Trash Cookbook Dumplings

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Pot Scrubber

This is my favorite standard dumpling recipe from the cookbook "White Trash Cooking." This is not a light and fluffy dumpling but more like a noodle, but not really pasta. They hold up well when making homemade chicken and dumplings. This is incredibly easy and I'm still unsure why it works so well but I won't complain.

Top Review by Alisa Lea

Hey, I made dumplings and my family like them! And this recipe is super easy. Thank you for sharing this one Potsie.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine flour and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Boil water and stir in butter until it is melted, too.
  3. Remove from heat and pour over flour.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Roll out into a 1/8th inch sheet and cut into strips or squares with a knife or pizza cutter. You may need to toss with additional flour to prevent sticking to your cutting board or rolling pin.
  6. Add raw strips or squares of dough to your chicken and dumpling broth (on a low simmer) for about 10 minutes. Stir once or twice gently every five minutes. No more or they might break apart or become gummy and sticky.

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