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Potato Pierogi Dough Recipe

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This pierogi dough uses potatoes as one of its ingredients.

Makes about 50 pierogi

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 1 cup peeled, cooked potatoes (about 1 large potato)
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus flour for dusting the work surface
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water


  1. Mash or run potato through a food mill or ricer. In large bowl, combine potatoes with oil, egg, flour, salt and water.

  2. If dough is dry, add more water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until moist. If dough is sticky, add more four, 1 tablespoon at a time, until it's smooth.

  3. On a floured surface, knead dough 3 or 4 minutes or until elastic. Cover dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.

  4. Roll, cut, fill and cook pierogi.
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 5 out of 5
Excellent Potato-based Pierogi Dough, Member marion0arnold

This recipe makes a lovely pliant dough that rolls out easily and does not break apart. Just note that these pierogi float when dropped into water. You just have to make sure to simmer them long enough to cook the dough.

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