Bacon and Cheese Blintzes

Brunch for four? Serve thin Bisquick pancakes stuffed with cheesy eggs and bacon.

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 5

1/2
cup Original Bisquick™ mix
1/2
cup milk
1/4
cup butter, melted
8
eggs
3
tablespoons butter
1/4
cup whipping cream or half-and-half
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, cut into small pieces
1/2
cup chopped green onions (8 medium)
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
8
slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)

  • 1 In small bowl, beat Bisquick mix, milk, melted butter and 2 of the eggs with wire whisk until blended. In 6- to 7-inch skillet or crepe pan, heat 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat until bubbly. For each crepe, pour 2 tablespoons batter into skillet. Immediately tilt and rotate skillet until batter covers bottom. Cook until light brown. Run wide spatula around edge to loosen; turn and cook other side until light brown. Stack crepes with waxed paper between each; keep covered.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat remaining 6 eggs and the whipping cream with fork or whisk until blended. Stir in cream cheese, 1/4 cup of the onions, the salt and pepper. In 12-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the butter over medium heat just until it begins to sizzle. Add egg mixture; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently but not constantly, until eggs are thickened throughout but still moist.
  • 3 Spoon 3 tablespoons egg mixture in center of each crepe. Sprinkle with bacon. Fold sides and ends of crepe over filling to form rectangle. In same skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add 5 blintzes, seam side down, to skillet; cook 1 to 2 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Remove to serving platter. Repeat with remaining 1 tablespoon butter and 5 blintzes. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese and remaining onions.

Expert Tips

Want to try something new that tastes great and, best of all, is easy to make? Blintzes are similar to thin crepe-like pancakes but with a heartier texture. You can stuff this versatile recipe with a sweet or savory filling for a breakfast, brunch, dinner or dessert dish. Follow these tips for a perfect blintz every time.

1. In a 6- to 7-inch skillet or crepe pan, melt butter over medium heat. 2. Pour 2 tablespoons batter into skillet; immediately tilt and rotate skillet until batter covers the bottom. 3. Stack crepes between sheets of waxed paper; keep covered to prevent them from sticking or drying out. 4. Spoon 3 tablespoons egg mixture into center of each crepe; sprinkle with bacon. 5. Fold sides and ends of crepe over filling to form a rectangle. 6. Melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Place 5 blintzes, seam side down, in skillet; cook 1 to 2 minutes, turning once, until golden brown.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
35%
(Saturated Fat
18g,
18%
),
Sodium
720mg
720%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.