Discover this tasty Shortcut Pierogi Recipe. Mashed potatoes and seasoned cream cheese spread make a delicious stuffing for these easy shortcut pierogis.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 9 servings
2 cups cooled mashed potatoes
1/2 cup (1/2 of 8-oz. tub) PHILADELPHIA Chive & Onion Cream Cheese Spread
1/4 tsp. pepper
36 won ton wrappers
1 egg white, lightly beaten
3 Tbsp. butter, divided
1/2 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
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Let's Make It
Bring large saucepan of water to boil. Meanwhile, mix potatoes, cream cheese spread and pepper.
Cut won ton wrappers into circles with 3-inch biscuit cutter; brush edges with egg white. Spoon 1 Tbsp. potato mixture onto center of each wrapper; fold in half. Press edges together to seal. Add, in batches of 12, to boiling water in large saucepan; cook 2 to 3 min. or until pierogies float to surface. Drain in colander. Rinse with cold water; drain well.
Melt 1 Tbsp. butter in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add 12 pierogies; cook 2 to 3 min. on each side or until golden brown on both sides. Remove from skillet; cover to keep warm. Repeat with remaining butter and pierogies. Serve with sour cream.
Prepare using BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream.
Omit potatoes, cream cheese spread and pepper. Melt additional 3 Tbsp. butter in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add 2 cups finely chopped onions; cook and stir 4 min. or until crisp-tender. Add 4 cups finely chopped fresh mushrooms; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until mushrooms are tender and liquid is cooked off. Cool. Cut won ton wrappers into circles; top with mushroom mixture. Continue as directed.
Omit potatoes, cream cheese spread and pepper. Melt additional 2 Tbsp. butter in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add 1/2 cup finely chopped onions; cook and stir 4 min. or until crisp-tender. Add 2 cups drained CLAUSSEN Sauerkraut; mix well. Cut won ton wrappers into circles; top with sauerkraut mixture. Continue as directed.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 19g
Dietary Fiber 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.