Farmers Cheese is used to make cheese and cheese & potato pierogi.
But here is a recipe to make delecious Lazy Cheese Pierogi when you don’t have a lot of time. Easy and quick to make, a great meal or side dish.
1 lb Farmers Cheese
2 Eggs Slightly Beaten
1 tsp Salt
1 tblsp Butter
11/2 Cups flour
Salted Boiling water
Combine cheese,eggs, & salt
Cut butter into flour then work into cheese and egg mix
Turn out dough on floured board and roll into 11/2″ roll
Cut roll diagonally into 2″ pieces
Drop into pot of salted boiling water and cook for 5 about minutes
Pour into collandar and drain well
Sautee in melted butter until golden brown with onions if desired
Serve with sour cream & crispy bacon bits
Very similar to making Kopytika or “little hooves” dumplings
Get fresh Farmers Cheese at the Pulaski Meat Market Utica.
Pulaski Meat Market
1201 Lenox Avenue
Utica, NY 13502-3909
Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm