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Oatmeal Cottage Cheese Pancake Recipe

Updated on May 25, 2013
Oatmeal cottage cheese pancakes. They certainly look like pancakes, and surprisingly, they taste like them too!
Oatmeal cottage cheese pancakes. They certainly look like pancakes, and surprisingly, they taste like them too! | Source

Eat Healthier Breakfast Foods

When making the transition into healthy living it can be extremely difficult to give up the foods you have always enjoyed, you know, the ones coated with butter, fried in oil, and drenched with sugar. It can also be extremely difficult and tedious to become creative, making healthy foods taste good and satisfy your cravings so you do not run back to fluffy, buttery, mouth watering, junk food goodness. It must be known that just because you desire a healthier body, it does not mean that you cannot enjoy some healthier versions of the all the foods you still crave, and I am here to make that transition easier for you!

This recipe is a slim version of the breakfast pancake we have all grown to love. A bleached and enriched flour and sugar based, fluffy, buttery, delicious round cake drenched in maple syrup and fruit can stay at Denny's, but when you are in your own kitchen thinking about running to the breakfast restaurants, remember this recipe, it is not only easy to make, but the taste is undeniable, it is a freaking pancake!

Made with oats, cottage cheese, egg whites, and cinnamon these pancakes taste so similar to our favorite fried breakfast cake you will not even believe it (I know it may be difficult to imagine at first, but just give it a shot). The flavor is rich, creamy, smooth, and satisfying to the taste buds and the best part is is that you can eat all six without feeling guilty or fat!

So ditch the sugar, flour, and butter and grab the oats, cottage cheese, and egg whites and start living the delicious, flavor filled, satisfying and healthy lifestyle that you have always desired.

Just because you have to give up junk food does not mean you have to give up great tasting food!

Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 25 min
Yields: Makes six pancakes


  • 1/2 cup Old Fashioned Oats
  • 1/2 cup Low Fat Cottage Cheese, (Daisy Brand)
  • 3 Large Egg Whites
  • Cinnamon, (to taste)
  • Sweetener, (optional--use your favorite type of sweetener--I personally, did not use sweetener)


  1. Mix oats, cottage cheese, egg whites, and cinnamon in either a blender or a food processor until the mixture resembles pancake batter.
  2. on the stove top preheat a skillet on medium heat.
  3. spray the skillet with cooking spray.
  4. add some of the pancake batter in the skillet (just a couple of spoonfuls).
  5. cook for two minutes on one side, flip, and cook for another minute on the other.
  6. repeat steps 4 and 5 until you have made six delicious and healthy pancakes.
  7. top them however you would like.
  8. Enjoy!
Eat one as a super low calorie snack between meals.
Eat one as a super low calorie snack between meals. | Source
Or eat a stack as a super healthy breakfast (and top them as you see fit).
Or eat a stack as a super healthy breakfast (and top them as you see fit). | Source
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 pancake (112g)
Calories 77
Calories from Fat9
% Daily Value *
Fat 1 g2%
Carbohydrates 10 g3%
Sugar 0 g
Fiber 2 g8%
Protein 6 g12%
Cholesterol 2 mg1%
Sodium 104 mg4%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Enjoy Good Health

These pancakes only contain 10g of carbohydrates, 6g of protein, and only 1 teeny gram of fat. If you wish to have a boost of flavor and desire a small amount of fat in your diet, I would suggest adding some peanut butter (or nut butter) to the top of the pancakes. You can also top with bananas, Greek yogurt, or whatever else may tickle your fancy.

5 stars from 2 ratings of oatmeal cottage cheese pancakes


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    • renegadetory profile image

      Carolyn Dahl 4 years ago from Ottawa, Ontario

      I make my pancakes with low fat, low sugar greek yogurt and quinoa flour.. no sugar, just fresh blueberries.. soo yummy! I can see why these would be good too, I love the taste of oats!

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      Kathryn 4 years ago from Manchester, Connecticut

      Great recipe! I like that you added the nutrition information. It's nice to know that 1 pancake is under 80 calories!

      I just bought some cottage cheese recently, and I have the next several days off. This would be the ideal time for me to take a little extra time to make these pancakes.

      Thank you for sharing this! I look forward to trying it.

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      Ceres Schwarz 4 years ago

      Wow this oatmeal cottage cheese pancake recipe looks really good. Your many images really help to show how delicious these pancakes can be. It's good that this recipe is healthy and doesn't take too much time to make.

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      Abby Campbell 4 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina

      JamiJay, you know I most definitely will. As a fitness and sports nutritionist, I miss certain foods such as pancakes, waffles, and desserts. It's nice to have healthy recipes for these, especially ones that are balanced. I appreciate you!

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      Kenneth C Agudo 4 years ago from Tiwi, Philippines

      i love pancakes and that's yummy ;-)

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      IslandBites 4 years ago from Puerto Rico

      Interesting version. Vote up!

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      Jami Johnson 4 years ago from Somewhere amongst the trees in Vermont.

      Abby, I most definitely will! I love cooking healthy foods and sharing these recipes so people know and understand that it is not impossible to give up taste for health! You should try these out, it may seem like a strange combination, but they actually taste like pancakes, and they are toddler approved! haha

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      Abby Campbell 4 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina

      Yum! Keep providing these wonderful healthy recipes, JamiJay! They are life giving foods! I'm looking forward to adding a new pancake recipe to my trial basket. ;)

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      Pamela Oglesby 4 years ago from United States

      I have never heard of a pancke recipe like this one and it looks wonderful. I am definitely going to copy it and give it a try. Thank you.

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      Natasha 4 years ago from Hawaii

      Those look like hearty pancakes! I enjoy that you suggest adding some cinnamon - I always add some to pancakes, even to boxed mixes.

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      peachy 4 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      i love pancakes and a fanatic fan of it. Oatmeal with cheese in a pancakes sounds yummy and your photos had proven that these pancakes are great for breakfast and take aways too. Voted up

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      Mmm Mmm delicious... thank you