a thin pancake rolled with a filling of cottage cheese, fruit, etc.
Origin of blintzYiddish blintze from Russian blinec, diminutive of blin, pancake
A thin pancake, usually wrapped around a cheese filling, sautéed or baked, and topped with sour cream, fruit, or powdered sugar.
Origin of blintzYiddish blintse from Belarusian blintsy pl. of blinets diminutive of blin pancake from Old Russian mlinŭ, blinŭ ; see melə- in Indo-European roots.
From Yiddish בלינצע (blintse). Ultimately from one or more Balto-Slavic source(s); see Plinse for more.