Cottage Cheese Pancakes Recipe

Cottage Cheese Pancakes

Makes about 16 (4-inch) pancakes.

Cottage cheese pancakes are a delicious and protein-packed twist on traditional pancakes, with a fluffy texture and slightly tangy flavor that will make them a new breakfast favorite.


  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup small curd cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus more for cooking and serving
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or lemon zest
  • Warm maple syrup


  1. Break eggs into a medium bowl. Whisk to blend. Whisk in cottage cheese, flour, and sugar. Stir in melted butter and vanilla or lemon zest.
  2. Heat a large, non-stick griddle or skillet over medium heat. Add a pat of butter and swirl to coat bottom of pan. Pour 1/4 cup portions of batter into pan, allowing a little space between each pancake. Cook, turning once, until both sides of pancakes are golden.
  3. Serve immediately with butter and warm maple syrup.
  4. Cook's Tip:
  5. To keep pancakes warm while cooking remaining pancakes, place on a parchment-lined baking sheet and in a 200°F oven.


Amount Per Serving (based on 16 servings)
Calories: 90
Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 3.5 g
Cholesterol: 60 mg
Sodium: 110 mg
Carbohydrates: 5 g
Fiber: 0 g
Sugar: 1 g
Protein: 3 g
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“These are my absolute favorite pancakes! they’re so creamy and delicious, i can’t imagine why i would ever make regular pancakes again! ”

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