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Cheese Blintzes
This is a traditional Eastern European or Eastern-European-Jewish recipe.

It involves a cheese filling wrapped in crepe-like wrappers, usually topped with preserves or jam.
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  • Crepe batter
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1 cup milk
    • 3/4 cup sifted flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Cheese filling
    • 4 oz regular cream cheese
    • 2 egg yolks
    • 1/4 pound dry-curd cottage
    • 2 Tablespoons sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • Beat eggs, oil, and milk in mixing bowl.
  • Add flour and salt,
  • Beat by hand 3 minutes until very smooth.
  • Chill 30 minutes; it should be like heavy cream. If too thick, add a little milk.
  • Grease 8-inch hot skillet with light coating of butter.
  • Pour 3 to 4 Tablespoons batter into the skillet, turning pan to coat it.
  • Fry lightly on one side.
  • Remove, and place on top of waxed paper, brown side up.
  • Repeat with remaining batter.
  • Set crepes aside
  • Beat filling ingredients together until smooth.
  • Fill each crepe with 2 heaping Tablespoons of filling
  • Roll up like egg roll or burrito by folding in ends, then rolling crepe over filling.
  • May be frozen at this point
  • Melt 2 Tablespoons butter over medium heat in large skillet.
  • Fry crepes until golden brown on all sides.
  • Remove to serving plates
  • Top with your favorite preserves, jam, jelly, or sour cream
  • Serve warm
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