Cottage Cheese Dumplings


"This is a Lithuanian recipe."


1 h 45 m servings 511 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 511 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 18.5 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 61.6g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 23.5 g
  • 47%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 102 mg
  • 34%
  • Sodium:
  • 431 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In large bowl mix flour, pinch of salt and egg. Add milk a little at a time until dough is elastic. Roll out dough on floured surface and cut into three-inch circles. Place a teaspoon of cottage cheese on one circle, fold over and seal the edges by pressing together firmly. Repeat with remaining circles.
  2. Melt butter in large skillet over low heat. Fry dumplings in skillet until browned. Add evaporated milk, salt and pepper to taste, and simmer for one hour.
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  1. 11 Ratings


Very good recipe. I modified it a bit. I flavored the cottage cheese with garlic powder, salt, pepper, and italian seasoning. Instead of simmering in milk, I made a white sauce from butter, f...

Jodi! This is a KILLER recipe! Absolutely delicious and easy to do! I plan to make these very often, and during berry season, I will add a little sugar to the cheese and some blueberries! Yowza!...

I'm sure this could turn out well, but I made this when I was first beginning to cook. I had big problems keeping the stuff inside. It tasted pretty good, but it was also really messy.

Definitely needs modification. Prepared like this, they are flavorless and the texture is awful. Perhaps would be better with mods, but I will not make these again!

These were on the messy side, but good when all through. I used a little bit of heavy whipping cream to make the sauce a little thicker. I will try them again sometime.

...........What is this ? I just made these.. But I don`t still get it....I don`t care messy in the kitchen. But it need at least more specific detail. thin gonna be doe. something ...

I had this recipe as a child, it is absolutely wonderful, I already exchanged it with a childhood friend.

These are great but much better when you bake them till golden brown instead of fry. Then instead of evaporated milk i used whipping cream and add dill to the cream, bring whipping cream and di...

My family( from Lithuania) boil these dumplings in lightly salted water instead of milk. Then when cooked and drained, we pour melted butter and a bit of pepper on them. Yummy. They can also be ...