Ham and Cheese Pancakes – Because Why Wouldn’t You?

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You know how it goes. You’re in a pancake mood, but you want something just a little heartier. We’ve got you covered — just take a walk on the savory side with these Ham and Cooper® Pancakes. It’s like a battle royale between a pancake, an omelet, and some Cooper® Sharp. And you know who wins? You win.


• 1 cup pancake mix (any kind)
• 1/2 cup smoked ham, coarsely chopped*
• 2 tablespoon red pepper, diced
• 2 tablespoon green pepper, diced
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
• 1 cup whole milk
• 1/2 cup Cooper® Sharp White or Yellow cheese, grated
• 1 egg*
• 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
• maple syrup or honey mustard dressing


• In a large bowl, combine the pancake mix, ham, salt, red peppers, green peppers, and cayenne pepper.

• In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, Cooper® cheese, egg, and oil. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry and combine with a whisk. Let the batter rest according to the directions on the pancake mix label.

• Heat a greased skillet on medium-high. Pour about 1/3 cup of batter for each pancake onto the griddle. Flip each pancake when bubbles rise to the surface and the edges begin to brown. Repeat with the remaining batter.

• Serve pancakes with maple syrup or honey mustard dressing.


*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

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