Polish Perogies

Polish Perogies

Dough Ingredients:
5 cups flour
1 t salt
2 T butter
1 cup evaporated milk
½ cup water

Filling Ingredients:
6 medium potatoes
1 large onion, finely chopped
1 stick butter
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 t salt
2 t pepper 

Instructions:

  1. Peel and dice potatoes. Cover with water.  Boil until soft.
  2. Sauté onions in butter.
  3. Add cheese, onions, salt, and pepper to potatoes. Mix well.  Allow to cool.  Stir occasionally.
  4. Combine flour and salt in a large bowl, forming a well in the center.
  5. Add soft butter and evaporated milk gently until all flour is absorbed.
  6. Add water as needed. Knead dough until it sticks together.  Let rest for 5 minutes then knead till smooth.
  7. Place dough in a greased bowl, turn to coat and cover. Let it set for ½ hour.
  8. Take 1/3 dough leaving the rest covered.
  9. Roll out dough on a floured surface. Flip dough and roll till its ⅛ thick.  Cut into 3” circles.
  10. Place a T of filling on one side of circle. Fold over other half and press edges together with a fork.
  11. Place dumplings on a floured tray and keep covered
  12. Cook dumplings in boiling water 3-5 minutes.   Can also fry in butter or oil after cooking.  Serve with sour cream.