Varenyky with Apples

Varenyky with apples

I am glad to share one more delicious recipe of varenyky with you. As you already know this dish is one of the most favorite and popular ones in Ukraine. There are dozens of recipes of various fillings beginning with meat and finishing with fruit ones. Today we are going to cook varenyky stuffed with apples. This recipe is rather easy and time-saving. Plus, we will not need many ingredients to cook this dish. So, if you want to vary your everyday menu with some Ukrainian dish, try this one. I assure you that you will not be disappointed.


  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 3 cups wheat flour
  • 1 kg (2,2 lb) apples
  • 1 tsp salt (for boiling)
  • 1/2 tsp salt (for dough)
  • sour cream (for serving)


Rinse, peel and chop apples finely. Top them with sugar, stir the mass and let it stand for 15 minutes.

Combine eggs, salt, water, and flour. Mix the ingredients carefully and knead a soft dough.

Place the dough on a thoroughly floured surface. Roll it into a layer with 1,5 mm thickness. Then cut the dough into squares (5×5 cm each). Place the prepared filling in the center of each square. Fold the dough over and seal the edges very carefully. Repeat the procedure until you use all the ingredients.

Pour 3 cups of water in a pan. Bring the water to boil and add 1 tbsp of salt. Deep the varenyky into water and cook until they will come to surface.

Gently remove the prepared varenyky from the pan with a slotted spoon and transfer them to a plate. Serve the varenyky with sour cream or eat them as is.

Enjoy your meal!