Skinny Cottage Cheese Pancakes

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You’ve never had pancakes like these before! Light, sweet, and savory all at once, our skinny cottage cheese pancakes are peerless in their perfection. Cottage cheese is a complete protein full of essential nutrients and electrolyte minerals like calcium. It’s a clean eating way to satisfy cheese cravings!

Luscious ingredients like raw honey, vanilla, and cinnamon combine with whole wheat flour, savory eggs, and cottage cheese to form a delectable batter. All you have to do is cook the cakes, serve, and enjoy! They’re a perfect replacement for traditional fatty pancake recipes.

Skinny Cottage Cheese Pancakes

Skinny Cottage Cheese Pancakes

Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: 2 pancakes | Calories: 285 | Total Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 148mg | Sodium: 347mg | Carbohydrates: 39g | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 24g | Protein: 13g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 12 |


    Wet Ingredients
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey or real maple syrup
    Dry Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
    To cook
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, divided
    To serve
  • 1 banana, peeled and sliced or mixed berries
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey or real maple syrup


  1. Whisk together wet ingredients. In a separate bowl, whisk together dry ingredients.
  2. Combine dry and wet and whisk.
  3. Place a nonstick skillet or griddle on medium-low heat. Add 1/4 to 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil.
  4. Place about 1/4 cup of pancake batter onto griddle with a ladle. Spread in circles with bottom of ladle to form a round pancake.
  5. Cook for 2 minutes, or until golden on the bottom, and flip. Place on covered plate to keep warm.
  6. Repeat with remaining batter. Should make about 8 pancakes.
  7. Serve topped with fruit and a drizzle of honey or maple syrup. Enjoy!

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One Comment on "Skinny Cottage Cheese Pancakes"

  1. Casey  April 10, 2016

    These are delicious! I followed the recipe exactly. I used large curd cottage cheese but next time might go with the small, but it wasn’t really an issue. For those that are using a temperature controlled griddle, I found 375 to be perfect.


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