Crepes Cherry Cheese Blintzes

posted by strawflower 07-24-99 9:42 AM

Cherry Cheese Blintzes:
Source: The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Cookbook

*12 blintzes, recipe follows
*18 oz. creamed cottage cheese
*3-oz. package cream cheese, softened
*1/4 cup sugar
*1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
*2 tablespoons butter or margarine
*Cherry Sauce (recipe follows)

Prepare the blintzes (recipe below).

In a small bowl with mixer at medium speed, beat cottage cheese, cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla extract till smooth.

Spread about a tablespoon of mixture on each blintz to within 1/2 inch of edge;

Fold 2 sides of each blintz slightly toward the center then roll in opposite direction, jelly-roll fashion.

Prepare Cherry Sauce (recipe follows) in cook-and-serve skillet; add filled blintzes.

Over low heat, simmer 10 minutes to heat through.

2/3 cup boiling water
1 pound sweet cherries, pitted
1/4 cup sugar

In 2-qt. saucepan over medium heat, in boiling water, heat cherries to boiling.

Reduce heat to low.

Cover and simmer 5 minutes or till tender.

During last minute of cooking, add sugar. (Can also be served over waffles or pancakes).

Mix together:
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons melted butter
2 eggs

1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder

Grease the griddle or frying pan because these will stick easily.

Fry thin pancakes using 1/2 cup of the blintz mixture for each , over medium heat.

Beat mixture before each blintz and grease griddle each time.

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