Vareniki with cottage cheese

Vareniki with cottage cheese

Today we share a recipe for very tasty sweet vareniki with cottage cheese filling. The specified amount of ingredients makes 20 medium-sized dumplings. Therefore, for a large family, the portion of dough and filling needs to be doubled or tripled.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 401 kcal


  • 2 mix bowl
  • 1 tablespoon
  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 rolling pin
  • 1 knife
  • 1 teaspoon


For the dough:

  • 140 g flour
  • 45 g milk
  • 45 g water
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

For the filling:

  • 250 g cottage cheese
  • 1 pc egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla sugar
  • 1 pinch salt



  • Prepare the necessary ingredients
    The necessary ingredients for cooking vareniki with cottage cheese
  • Sift the flour into a deep bowl. Add salt and refined sunflower oil. Mix thoroughly.
    140 g flour, ¼ tsp salt, 1 tbsp vegetable oil
    Flour, salt, vegetable oil
  • In a small pot, combine water and milk. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat.
    45 g water, 45 g milk
    Вода, молоко
  • Add the just-boiled mixture of water and milk to the dry ingredients. Stir vigorously with a spatula to scald the flour with the liquid. This will make the dough very elastic and easy to work with.
    Adding milk mixture to dry ingredients
  • Once the mass has cooled down a bit, gather the dough into a ball with your hands. Then it needs to be kneaded on the table. There is no need to grease or sprinkle the work surface with anything. After 3-4 minutes, the dough will become soft, smooth, and uniform. After kneading, leave the dough under a film or bowl for 20 minutes.
    Dough for dumplings


  • Prepare the filling. To the cottage cheese, add the yolk, granulated sugar, vanilla sugar, and a pinch of salt.
    1 pc egg yolk, 1 tbsp sugar, 1 tsp vanilla sugar, 1 pinch salt, 250 g cottage cheese
    Cottage cheese, sugar, egg yolk, vanilla sugar, salt
  • Mash all the ingredients with a fork.
    Filling for dumplings
  • Divide the rested dough into 2 parts. Form “sausages” and divide each into 10 pieces. Then roll out each piece of dough with a rolling pin.
    Rolling out the dough
  • Place about 1 tsp. of filling in the center and pinch the edges.
    Formation of dumplings
  • Send the dumplings into boiling salted water. Once the dumplings float to the surface, cook them for about 2-3 minutes.
    Cooking dumplings
  • Serve the ready dumplings with sour cream. Optionally, the dish can also be garnished with jam, coconut flakes, or fresh berries. Enjoy your meal!
    Vareniki with cottage cheese


Calories: 401kcalCarbohydrates: 60gProtein: 22gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 647mgPotassium: 239mgFiber: 2gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 219IUCalcium: 143mgIron: 3mg
Keyword dinner, homemade




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