Cheese Blintzes

Cheese Blintzes

Cheese Blintzes


Makes 4 servings


Basic Crêpes
1 container (15 ounces) ricotta or light ricotta cheese
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 tablespoon margarine or butter, melted
Additional powdered sugar
Sour cream
Strawberry or raspberry preserves


  1. Prepare Basic Crêpes. Preheat oven to 350°F. Generously grease 13X9-inch baking dish.
  2. Process ricotta cheese, 2 tablespoons powdered sugar, vanilla and nutmeg in food processor about 30 seconds or until smooth. Place about 3 tablespoons cheese mixture in center of each crêpe. Fold bottom edge of crêpe up to partly cover filling; fold in side edges, then roll up completely to enclose filling.
  3. Place blintzes seam side down in prepared dish; brush tops with melted margarine. Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with additional powdered sugar. Serve with sour cream, applesauce and preserves. Garnish as desired.

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