Sweet Cherry Vareniki Recipe
These homemade Sweet Cherry Vareniki are so delicious and a classic Ukrainian dish! Sweet dumplings filled with a cream cheese and cherry filling. They are boiled and tossed in butter, so so good!
- 8 oz ricotta cheese
- 4 oz cream cheese room temp
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 21 oz cherry pie filling
- 6 oz blueberries
Making the Pierogi Dough-
Assemble the Pierogies-
Flour the working space with flour and divide the dough into three equal balls.
Roll out the first ball and with a cup create circles all over the dough.
Add the cream cheese filling into the center of the created circles, top with the filling of choice.
Fold over the edges of the circles and pinch to seal the vareniki to avoid them from oozing out. Repeat with all the vareniki and add to a flour dusted plate or tray.
How to Cook Vareniki
Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil.
Once the water is boiling, add in vareniki into the waterand allow to cook until they begin to float to the top.
With a large strainer spatula, remove the vareniki and add to a bowl. Toss with unsalted butter and serve!