Savory Cheese Puffs- Mom's recipe

Kathie Carr


This recipe makes a delicious appetizer or snack. Its not hard to make and well worth the effort. Ths basic recipe is similar to a cream puff shell but with the addition of cheese and onion it is a savory appetizer. The outside is crispy and the inside is creamy cheesy and oniony. Yum...

My Mom made these for the party she had for one of the very first Super Bowls. We would get together with 2 or 3 other families and all watch TV together with food and friends. Great memories!

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makes about 6 dozen puffs
15 Min
20 Min


1 c
1/3 c
1 c
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
freshly ground black pepper (or to taste)
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
4 large
3/4 c
shredded swiss cheese (this is about 4 ounces)
1/4 c
finely chopped onion
2 Tbsp
chopped parsley


1Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease a cookie sheet lightly.

Heat water and margarine to rolling boil in a heavy saucepan. Stir in flour, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Stir vigorously over low heat for about 1 minute or until mixture forms a ball. Remove from heat. Beat in eggs, all at once, with a hand mixer, until smooth. Stir in cheese, onion, and parsley.

2Drop dough by teaspoonfuls about 1 inch apart onto prepared cookie sheet. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until these are puffed and golden. Serve warm.

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