Israeli Cheese Blintzes Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
SpecialityMain Ingredient


 All purpose flour/1/2 cup matzo meal3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Eggs2 , beaten
 Cream style cottage cheese1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), drained
 Egg1 , beaten
 Sugar2 Tablespoon
 Vanilla1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground cinnamon1 Dash
 Shortening1 Tablespoon
 Dairy sour cream1 Tablespoon
 Cherry preserves1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 338 Calories from Fat 129

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g22.2%

Saturated Fat 6.1 g30.3%

Trans Fat 0.6 g

Cholesterol 180.1 mg

Sodium 385 mg16%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.67 g2.7%

Sugars 16.2 g

Protein 18 g36.2%

Vitamin A 9.4% Vitamin C 0.06%

Calcium 14.8% Iron 11.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Mix flour or matzo meal and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Combine milk and 2 eggs; gradually add to flour, beating till smooth.
Pour about 2 tablespoons batter into hot, lightly greased 6-inch skillet; quickly swirl pan to spread batter evenly.
Cook over medium heat till golden on bottom, about 2 minutes.
Loosen; turn out of skillet.
Repeat with remaining batter.
Blend together the cottage cheese, 1 egg, sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon.
Place pancakes cooked side up; spoon some filling in center of each.
Overlap sides atop filling, then overlap ends.
Brown on both sides in small amount of hot shortening.
Serve hot.
Top with sour cream and preserves.