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Pierogi

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Ingredients

2 eggs
1/2 cup water
2-1/2 cups pastry flour
POTATO FILLING:
3 medium potatoes
8 ounces Longhorn cheese
Leaf mint
Salt and pepper

Instructions

Beat eggs. Add water. Add flour gradually. Mix well. Knead dough on lightly floured board until smooth. Cut dough in small rounds so you can fill them. For potato filling, cook potatoes and mash. Add cheese, mint, and salt and pepper to taste. Place some filling in each round. Fold round in half and crimp edges. Place rounds in a pot of boiling water and boil until done, about half an hour. Serve with butter.

Yula Kravens
Moline



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