K-12 Cheesy Parmesan-Encrusted Pierogies

K-12 Cheesy Parmesan-Encrusted Pierogies


  • 1 bag Mini American Cheese or your favorite variety of Mrs. T's® Mini Pierogies
  • 4 ounces vegetable oil
  • 1¾ ounces salt-free Italian seasoning blend
  • 1¾ ounces Parmesan cheese
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • Marinara or ranch dressing (optional)


  1. Preheat convection oven to 375°F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper and spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Put pierogies into a large mixing bowl; temper for 15 minutes.
  3. Mix cheese and Italian seasoning together.
  4. Toss pierogies with oil, making sure pierogies are evenly coated.
  5. Sprinkle the cheese mixture into the bowl with the pierogies, making sure each pierogy is covered.
  6. Lay pierogies on the sheet pan; do not crowd or the pierogies will steam instead of becoming crispy.
  7. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until crisp and lightly browned.
  8. Serve with warmed marinara or ranch for dipping.
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Product Used In This Recipe


Mini American Cheese

Because sometimes simple and satisfying is best. Rich American cheese, creamy whipped potatoes, tender pasta pockets.

Pair Mrs. T’s American Cheese Pierogies with meatballs, shredded Parmesan and marinara for Italian Bistro Pierogies!