Toddler Approved – Wonton Perogies

June 24, 2012 by Jenny Melrose
By now I’m pretty certain that most people realize that Riley is not a meat eater.  She’ll eat an occasional turkey sandwich when she’s in the mood, but that’s about it.  Consequently, I need to get a little creative.  Last month I shared my wonton lasagna and I’ve decided that the wonton wrappers were so easy to use that I needed to try something else.  Wonton Perogies that are boiled, not fried!
In our house mashed potatoes are pretty much a staple.  I can make them with my eyes closed and I’m always in charge of the mashed potatoes for holidays when my family gets together.  I stuck to the basics, but added a little bit more flavor to them.  I always start out by boiling my potatoes with minced garlic until the potatoes are soft.  I get rid of the water and then add a tablespoon of butter and salt to the desired taste.  I usually add milk to make the potatoes creamy, but this time I added a tablespoon of sour cream and some fresh dill for our canvas shoe planter as well as a handful of Mexican cheese.  I then beat it altogether.

In order to use the wontons, I took the edges of off to make it rounded.  I placed a dollop of the potato mixture in the center.  To close the wonton I brushed egg whites around the outside and added another wonton on top.  I pinched the edges together to seal the mixture inside.  The final step is to boil the wontons in a rolling boil until they begin to float.

Riley couldn’t get enough of these, which in my book makes a great meal.

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    Comments

  • Princess Kate


    Being Polish and marrying a Polish guy, I am always experimenting with Perogies. I'll have to give this one a try. Thanks for sharing.

  • Sarah @ Becoming Martha


    We use wontons for so much! Our faves are tacos (I have those on my blog) and ravioli with whatever filling you want (very yummy!) I will have to try these, my daughter loves pierogies.

  • Sam @ reddyorknot.blogspot.com


    yum—I am a huge pirogue fan! And wonton wrappers are the greatest things ever! will have to try these!

  • Sam @ reddyorknot.blogspot.com


    yum—I am a huge pirogue fan! And wonton wrappers are the greatest things ever! will have to try these!

  • Amy - while wearing heels


    Yum! I must confess two things to you. 1. I've never made mashed potatoes…ever and 2. I've never cooked using wonton wrappers…where would I even find them??? I am curious, if you could only get me to do 1, would you convince me to make mashed potatoes or join twitter? 🙂

  • Jamie @ Love Bakes Good Cakes


    What a great idea! I can't wait to try it 🙂

  • micki @ ADD housewife


    My grandma stopped bothering with homemade perogis and making them round. We just buy the wonton wraps and make them triangles LOL

    We add cottage cheese with the potatoes. mmmm now I want some!

  • Erin


    They sound absolutely fantastic! My kids would gobble these up!

  • Dawn


    I love perogies! I'd never considered trying to make them before but this seems easy enough. I have to give it a try. I'd love if you shared this over at Whatcha Whipped Up Wednesday

  • Jill


    What a great idea! I have this same problem with my two year old. Reed will eat chicken nuggets on the rare occasion. Mostly he eat PB&J. Thanks for the suggestion! Can't wait to try it! Thanks for sharing at the Pomp Party! Pinning to our Pomp Party board!

    Jill @ Create.Craft.Love.

  • Randomly Fascinated


    These sound yummy! I bought a package of wonton wrapper and it comes with 100 wrappers (there are only 2 solid food eaters at my house so I am looking for varying recipes using wonton wrappers 🙂

  • Nicole Maki


    You're so smart. I always struggle trying to roll my perogie dough super thin but not tear it.

    I'll be giving this a try for sure. Thank you!

  • Christina at I Gotta Create!


    I'm with Riley. 🙂
    These look yummy. Thanks so much for linking up at I Gotta Create! <3 Christina

  • Beth


    I've always wanted to try making Perogies, but never considered wonton wraps. I hvae to remember this!

  • Kristen


    These look yummy!

  • Alyssa


    These look really good. I never thought of making perogies with wonton wrappers. Thanks for sharing on Showcase Your Talent Thursday!

  • Pams Party


    These look really good. I will have to try them for my family. We love wontons and order them often from Fridays. The potato version sounds good too. Thank you so much for linking up to Dare to Share.

    Pam
    http://pamspartyplanning.blogspot.com/2012/07/dare-to-share-15.html

  • Michelles Tasty Creations


    Jenny,
    We love anything to do with potatoes and these look amazing! Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday last week. I can't wait to see what you link up next. Have a great week.

    Michelle

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