Crepes and Blintz Recipes

Easy crepe and blintz recipes! See the best way to prepare the pan and pour the batter for the most delicious results, and get ideas for fillings.

Staff Picks

Basic Crepes

Rating: 4.62 stars
Here is a simple but delicious crepe batter which can be made in minutes. It's made from ingredients that everyone has on hand.

Chocolate Hazelnut Fruit Crepes

Rating: 4.61 stars
Can you say yum!!! I had these at a French breakfast restaurant, this recipe is the closest I can get it. Its so quick and easy but looks and taste like a gourmet breakfast! You can use any fruit you would like - strawberries, kiwi, pineapple are all great too !

Vanilla Crepes

Rating: 4.67 stars
When I was a little girl, my mother would always make us crepes on Sundays. I also loved the smell of vanilla when my mother would make her cookies. So, I would always ask her to make her cookies, and when she refused, I would take out the vanilla and sit it next to me with the cap open, so that I could breathe the aroma. My mother get a kick out of this, and said, well, if it's that important, we'll add a little vanilla kick, just for you. After the first time she put the vanilla in, there was never a became a tradition.

Grandma Irena's Palacsinta (Hungarian Crepes)

Rating: 4.74 stars
My Hungarian grandmother has made this for us ever since we were kids...certainly not health food but maybe one of the tastiest things you'll ever eat! Make it for breakfast or dessert.

Claire's Yummy Crepes

Rating: 4.37 stars
This crepe recipe will have you hooked. I cook them every Sunday morning.

Ham and Cheese Crepes

You'll find ham and cheese crepes being sold by street vendors all over Paris, as well as in cafes and bistros. But it's a classic combination that's popular all over the world, and they're so very easy to make. Optional: garnish with chopped parsley.

Easy Blini (Russian Pancake)

Rating: 4.71 stars
I love these bite-sized pancakes because they make perfect appetizers. Top blini with smoked salmon, creme fraiche, or even caviar. Add a sprig of dill and they are sure to impress. My children also love eating these plain too!


Rating: 4.77 stars
This French delicacy is extremely versatile, as it can be filled with virtually anything -- fruits, pudding, mousse for desserts as well as vegetables and meats for dinner. No need to add more oil each time unless the pan begins to stick. Freeze extra crepes for later use.

Jian Bing (Chinese Crepes)

Rating: 4.5 stars
Quick and Easy! There are many variations of Jian Bing, a.k.a. Chinese Crepe; this is only one. I use scallions and cilantro in this recipe, but others use different ingredients, such as sunflower seeds. Instead of crackers one can also use Chinese fried dough (You Tiao). Enjoy!

Perfect Gluten-Free Crepes

Rating: 3.67 stars
Gluten-free crepes are so quick and easy to make, with just a few basic ingredients from your pantry! Great for either sweet or savory recipes.

Beer Batter Crepes I

Rating: 4.57 stars
Crepes made with milk and beer. If the crepes are thicker than you'd like, thin the batter with additional milk, whisking it in gently.

Olive and Chicken Curry Crepes

Rating: 4.27 stars
This is in my top five favorite meals of all time. This is the meal I would serve if a French chef was coming to dinner. A very flavorful main dish that your taste buds will be amazed at!

Inspiration and Ideas

Creamy Strawberry Crepes

Rating: Unrated
"This recipe is fantastic! The lemon juice and zest makes these crepes to die for! We followed it exactly—I made the crepes and my fiancé made the filling." – Philster

French Crepes

Rating: Unrated
"I've tried to make decent crepes for AGES! I'd blamed my stove, blamed the frying pan, blamed my useless self—but now suddenly great crepes! Yum!" – December

Regular Crepes

Rating: 4.67 stars

A simple crepe recipe which can be filled with whatever your heart desires; fruit, jam, applesauce or powdered sugar.