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“A Russian Mennonite food. Haven't tried it yet, but hope to soon! Came out of a recipe book that is rather tattered and has no cover, so I don't know who to attribute it to. Number of servings and cooking times are a wild guess, sorry!”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
8-10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine first three ingredients in a bowl. Mix well with hands until cottage cheese is in fine curds; set aside.
  2. Mix together egg whites, milk, and 2 teaspoons Salt; add flour as necessary until dough is stiff enough to roll out.
  3. Turn out onto floured surface; roll out half of dough into 1/8 inch thickness and cut into circles approximately 5 inches in diameter.
  4. Place 1 rounded Tablespoon of cheese mixture on each circle and fold over to form a half-circle; pinch edges firmly. Repeat with remaining dough.
  5. In saucepan, heat 4-6 cups of water to boiling; add salt if desired. Drop Vereneke into boiling water, several at a time. Cook for 5 minutes; remove with slotted spoon and drain. Keep hot. Serve with cream gravy.
  6. To make Cream Gravy, heat margarine in a skillet; add cream, flour, salt, and pepper. Heat slowly, but DO NOT allow to boil. Vereneke can be briefly fried in butter before adding to gravy if desired.

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