Dumpling Dreams
Knedle Wisniowe (Cherry Dumplings)
Cookbook Author Karen West's The Best of Polish Cooking, Hippocrene Books 2000
Adapted by StarChefs

Yield: 4 Servings

  • 4 Tablespoons bread crumbs
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 lb. Morello cherries
  • 4 Tablespoons melted butter
  • 4 Tablespoons sugar

Combine bread crumbs, butter, egg yolks and milk to form a paste. Mix in flour and salt. Shape into tiny dumplings, and insert 2 cherries into center of each. Drop into a deep pot of boiling water, and cook for about 5 minutes, or until they rise to the top. Drain and serve, topped with melted butter and sugar.