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Cheese Kreplach

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  • Pinch of salt
  • Flour - enough to make a stiff dough as for noodles
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon cold water

Cheese Filling

  • 1 pound dry cottage cheese
  • 2 egg yolks or 1 whole egg
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Sugar and cinnamon, to taste (if served with sour cream)
  • Dash of white pepper (if served with hot milk)


  1. Dough: Make a well in the center of sifted flour and salt and add egg and water.
  2. With a fork stir together to make the noodle dough. Roll out to 1/8-inch thickness.
  3. Cut into 2 1/2-inch squares and fill each with Cheese Filling.
  4. Drop prepared kreplach into rapidly boiling water, one at a time. Cook, covered, for 10 minutes. Uncover and reduce heat for 5 minutes. Drain.
  5. Drizzle with additional butter and brown under broiler flame.
  6. Serve with cream cheese and sour cream.

Serves 4 to 6.