Baked Pierogi Casserole

Recipe: Baked Pierogi Casserole

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Baking Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 6


For the Pierogi Casserole:

  • 1 package (about 24 pieces) frozen pierogies (any variety)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh chives or green onions for garnish (optional)

For the Topping:

  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme


Preheat the Oven:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).

Cook the Pierogies:

  1. Boil the frozen pierogies according to the package instructions until they float to the surface. Drain and set aside.

Sauté Onions:

  1. In a skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of butter over medium heat.
  2. Add thinly sliced onions and sauté until they are golden brown and caramelized. Set aside.

 Assemble the Casserole:

  1. In a large bowl, gently toss the boiled pierogies with melted butter, shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, caramelized onions, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a greased baking dish, spreading it evenly.

 Prepare the Topping:

  1. In a small bowl, combine breadcrumbs, melted butter, grated Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, and dried thyme.


  1. Sprinkle the breadcrumb topping evenly over the pierogie mixture in the baking dish.
  2. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the top is golden brown and the casserole is heated through.

Garnish and Serve:

  1. Remove from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes.
  2. Garnish with chopped fresh chives or green onions if desired.


  1. Scoop out portions of the Baked Pierogi Casserole and serve hot.

Note: Feel free to customize the casserole by adding cooked bacon, diced ham, or additional herbs for extra flavor.

This Baked Pierogi Casserole is a delicious and comforting dish that captures the flavors of traditional pierogies in a convenient casserole format. Enjoy the cheesy goodness and rich flavors!

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