Spicy Cheese Puffs

Maggie ^O^

By
@LovingMyKitchen

They have bacon .. need I say more!!


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Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
milk
1/4 c
butter - unsalted
1/4 tsp
kosher or sea salt
1 c
all purpose flour
3
eggs
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper - more or less to suit your taste
1/2 c
gruyere cheese - shredded
12 oz
bacon - cooked crisp and chopped well
1 Tbsp
fleur de sel flaked salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 375 f
2
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silpat.
3
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, bring the milk, butter, and the 1/4 teaspoon salt to a boil.

When the butter has melted, remove from heat and add the flour all at once.

Using a wooden spoon, beat the mixture vigorously until it forms a ball.

Return to medium heat and continue stirring for 1 minute, or until the mixture dries. .
4
Remove the mixture from the saucepan and spoon it into a food processor.

Let cool for 5 minutes.

After it has cooled slightly, process for a few seconds.
5
Add the eggs and cayenne and process for another 15 seconds, or until it is well combined.

Transfer the mixture to a mixing bowl and let cool for 10 minutes.

Stir in the cheese and bacon until they are just mixed in.
6
Drop heaping tablespoons of dough onto your prepared baking sheet spacing the mounds 2 inches apart.

Sprinkle the tops of the puff with fleur de sel.

Bake for 30 minutes, or until browned and crisp.

Serve warm.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #cheese, #bacon