Baked Pirozhki, with cream cheese dough.

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“This is a great party food, do not even know why I made it the 1st time. Maybe just frugal but it was a hit then and has been ever since. Good hot, warm or cold. From the Russian Cookbook. I now double the recipe, always.”
1hr 25mins
40 small pirozhki

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For DOUGH: Beat soft butter with cream cheese and salt, add flour, should not stick to hands, Add more flour if Necessary.
  2. Ball up, wrap in wax paper and refrigerate a few hours.
  3. Roll out on lightly floured board.
  4. Cut with any round glass or cutter 2" diameter or to taste.
  5. Stuff,fold over dough, pinch edges with fingers or floured fork.
  6. Brush pirozhki with egg white Bake about 25 mins at 350f.
  7. CABBAGE FILLING: Finely shred cabbage Parboil for 1 minute Drain and rinse in cold water.
  8. Squeeze cabbage hard, handful by handful to eliminate all water.
  9. Cook your dry cabbage slowly over low heat in 3 tbsps.
  10. butter for about 20 minutes.
  11. stir frequently When soft mix in salt, sugar, finely chopped egg and melted butter.
  12. Cool filling before stuffing dough.
  13. Proceed with Dough filling instructions above.

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