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Naleśniki z Serem – Polish Crepes with Cheese

  • Author: Polish Housewife
  • Prep Time: 70 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 crepes 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Polish


Thin pancakes filled with lightly sweetened farmer’s cheese, top with a fruit or chocolate sauce



for the crepes:

1/2 cup flour

1/2 cup milk

1/4 cup warm water

2 eggs

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons melted butter

for the filling:

12 ounces farmer’s cheese

2 ounces cream cheese

1 egg yolk

3 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons melted butter

1/2 teaspoon salt

zest of a lemon


for the crepes:

  • Combine the flour, milk, water, eggs, and salt
  • Let the batter rest for an hour
  • Add the butter and a little water if too thick
  • Heat a pan over medium-high heat, brush with butter
  • Add a scant 1/4 cup of batter, tilting and shaking the pan to spread the batter into a circle approximately 8 inches in diameter
  • Just as the top of the batter begins to set, flip the crepe and cook the other side for about 15 seconds
  • Repeat until the batter is used up

for filling:

  • Combine the cheeses, egg yolk, sugar
  • Stir in butter, salt, and lemon zest

to assemble:

  • Spoon a line of filling about 1 inch by 4 inches in each crepe
  • Fold the sides in and roll to wrap filling
  • Lightly brown filled crepes on both sides in butter
  • Top as desired


Top with chocolate sauce or a fruit sauce such as this