Thursday, May 6, 2010

Cheese Puffs

These puffs are light (as in opposite of heavy, not as in diet food obviously) and cheesey. I love the flavor of garlic powder on top.
Cheese Puffs
2 c. water
½ c. butter
1 t. salt
½ t. pepper
2 c. flour
6 lg. eggs
2 c. Monterey-Jack cheese, shredded
½ c. cheddar cheese, shredded
1 t. baking powder
Garlic powder
Paprika

Preheat oven 400ยบ. Combine water and butter in a saucepan; add and pepper. Bring to a rapid boil. Add flour all at once, beating vigorously with a wooden spoon until mixture forms a ball and comes away from sides of pan. Remove from heat; cool 5 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating vigorously by hand or in a food processor 20 seconds until smooth. Blend in Monterey-Jack cheese, baking powder, garlic powder and paprika to taste. Drop 2-inch balls of dough onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake for 20 minutes or until puffed and lightly browned. Just before serving brush tops with a little butter and sprinkle with cheddar cheese, garlic powder and paprika. Return to oven. Heat about five minutes or until cheese is melted.

9 comments:

  1. I bet the kids will love these!! Maybe they will even let me have one!

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  2. I love that description/clarification--light as in opposite of heavy not lite as in diet food!

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  3. Yum! These look great! Another amazing recipe--keep em coming!

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  4. Yum! I am going to have to try these...

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  5. They look delicious! Glad you clariefied the "light" part of the recipe!

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  6. Can we pretend they are "light" as in "diet"?
    They look yummy~ I had some cheese puffs at a restaurant a while back and they were good.

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  7. They look so wonderful. Light or not light, I would love one right now!

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