Blintz Pancakes Recipe
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Blintz Pancakes Recipe

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Blending sour cream and cottage cheese—ingredients traditionally associated with blintzes—into the batter of these pancakes provides them with their old-fashioned flavor. Top the family favorites with berry syrup to turn an ordinary morning into an extraordinary day. —Dianna Digoy, San Diego, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • Strawberry or blueberry syrup
  • Sliced fresh strawberries, optional

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 184 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 429mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 14g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar and salt. Stir in the sour cream, cottage cheese and eggs until blended.
  2. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a greased hot griddle in batches; turn when bubbles form on top. Cook until the second side is golden brown. Serve with syrup and, if desired, strawberries. Yield: 12 pancakes.
Originally published as Blintz Pancakes in Quick Cooking March/April 2002, p31

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Ekit User ID: 7279981 248661
Reviewed May. 26, 2016

"This is a great recipe, we really enjoyed and easy to make pancakes. I served with strawberry syrup that I made."

gussymo User ID: 2019388 226180
Reviewed May. 11, 2015

"Thought this recipe was awesome. I did add a little almond flavoring and nutmeg, as suggested, but feel it would have been just fine on it's own, too."

bubba1990 User ID: 5735385 35836
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2013

"I decided to make these in a pinch. I only had lite ricotta and light sour cream. and they tasted just like the original. You do have to add a bit of milk because cottage cheese is more wet than ricotta."

jesboc User ID: 6580965 59810
Reviewed May. 12, 2013

"Delicious as made exactly to recepie"

Aysons Mama User ID: 6977773 54743
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2012

"these are the absolute favorite in my family and with our friends. people literally beg me to make it for them. love it."

zootercat User ID: 1699403 76948
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2012

"I have been using this recipe for many years and just love the flavor and texture. Love them with fresh blueberry sauce. I have sub'ed 1/4 flour for almond flour and added a 1/2 teas. of almond flavoring."

cooking4ate User ID: 5175454 91831
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2012

"My 9 1/2 year old daughter made these by herself for our breakfast this morning. They are delicious!! She made a double recipe for our family of 8. She made them with xylitol (a sweetener made from Birch - excellent for diabetics) instead of sugar. We ate them with fresh strawberries and blueberries, they didn't need any syrup! Very hearty and yummy! We are all looking forward to having these again."

ddigoy User ID: 1579922 59808
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2011

"Really yummy and filling. A treat."

cotton1990 User ID: 3196646 76947
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2010

"I love to make homemade pancakes and have serveral good recipes. This is my favorite because it is lower in carbs and just tastes the best. I do like to add a little baking power and baking soda and a dash of nutmeg. Sometimes I add a little almond flavoring too and add blueberries or cut up fresh or frozen cranberries or chocolate or cinnamon chips. I make a double batch and put them in the frig for breakfast during the week. They are also great for supper!"

tommypoo User ID: 1263135 59801
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2009

"This deserves a 4 star rating. It has saved wrong & I don't know how to change it. Sorry about that. I will see if I can contact anyone, so it shows correctly."

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