Cheese Blintzes

Preparation info
  • Makes 12 blintzes, which will serve


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in
Healthy Jewish Cooking

By Steven Raichlen

Published 2000

  • About

Is there anything more comforting than a plate of cheese blintzes? There they sit on your plate, as inviting as a pile of plump pillows. Your fork glides through a delicate pancake to reveal a snow-white cheese filling that’s sweet but not sugary and delicately flavored with lemon zest and vanilla. Tradition calls for the blintzes to be served with sour cream and jam. By the time you’re finished, you feel as if you’ve died and gone to heaven. To trim the fat, I use low-fat cottage cheese an