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Lazy Pierogi in a bowl with jam and sour cream

Lazy Pierogi Recipe

Craving pierogi, but don’t have the time to make them? This easy recipe uses a couple of tricks and shortcuts to bring the taste of homemade pierogi to your table in under 30 minutes. 
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Keyword pierogi, pierogi recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 401kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


For Serving


  • Prepare ingredients for the pierogi recipe. Into a large bowl, combine eggs together with cottage cheese, sugar and melted butter.
  • Into the mixture, fold in flour in small portions. Note: depending on the flour you use, you may need to add a bit more. The dough will be sticky, but should be possible to work with on a well floured surface.
    Pierogi dough in the making in a bowl
  • Place the dough onto a well floured surface, roll out stains of dough and cut them into one inch pieces.
    Pierogi dough cut into pieces
  • Cook dumplings in small portions in a boiling water, this way they don't stick together. Drain cooked dumplings and coat with melted butter. 
  • Serve with a side of sour cream, fruits or favorite jam.
    Pierogi in a bowl



Calories: 401kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 343mg | Potassium: 65mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 2mg