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Instant Pot prune filling for varenyky or pyzirhky or pyrohy

The easiest filling ever. Use this prune filling for baked varenyky/perishke or varenyky/pyrohy. Even prune perogies!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Baking
Cuisine Ukrainian-Canadian


  • 1 pound dried prunes
  • ¼ cup frozen concentrated orange juice
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 6 cloves optional
  • 2 cups water


  • Place the 1 pound of dried prunes, ¼ cup frozen concentrated orange juice, 2 cinnamon sticks and 2 cups of water into the Instant Pot
  • Seal the Instant Pot and set it to High Pressure using Manual for 4 minutes
  • When the time is up, release the pressure. Drain the prunes in a colander and allow them to cool before filling delicious dumplings.