Cottage Cheese Pancakes

Here is a new idea for you! These pancakes are stuffed with protein packed cottage cheese. Don’t click away. Even if you don’t like cottage cheese I encourage you to try these. The cottage cheese fades away in the batter and the extra protein will keep you full all morning.

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Top with your favorite toppings and you are good to go!

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Recipe adapted from Weelicious, serves 4 small or 2 generously

Ingredients
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 (heaping) cup flour (this will depend on how creamy your cottage cheese is, you might need more, up to 1/3 heaping cup)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • butter, oil or oil spray
Preparation
  1. Place the first 4 ingredients in a bowl and whisk.
  2. In a separate bowl whisk the dry ingredients. If you have extreme aversion to cottage cheese, feel free to blend it in a food processor.
  3. Pour the dry mixture into the wet mixture and stir until just combined.
  4. Heat a large sauté pan or griddle over medium heat, lightly coat with oil or butter and pour about 3 tbsp. of the mixture onto the griddle for each pancake.
  5. Cook for 2 minutes on each side or until pancakes are set and golden.
  6. Serve.

*To Freeze: Let pancakes come to room temperature, place in a ziploc bag, label and freeze up to 3 months. To serve again, pop in toaster or warm in the oven.

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It ends up looking pretty much like most pancake batters.

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I think my husband was pleasantly surprised on how good these were once I told him the idea. My first pancake was a flop as I didn’t have my griddle hot enough so make sure you heat your pan appropriately. They are also made better at the silver dollar size instead of a large pancake. I think the recipe source is a site for kids – so hopefully your kids will love these protein pancakes as well! Top with fruit and you have a nutritious start to your day. Enjoy!

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About Feisty Eats

I love to eat, entertain, exercise and try new life adventures. I am in my 30's and have a great husband, dog (Winston) and cat (Brinklie). I love to try or make new recipes and drink new beers.
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One Response to Cottage Cheese Pancakes

  1. kate says:

    Sound interesting.

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