In a Large saucepan, bring the water, butter, and 1/2 tsp. salt to a boil. Add flour all at once and stir until a smooth ball forms. Remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Continue beating until mixture is smooth and shiny. Stir in cheese, Chives, and garlic.
Drop by tablespoons full 1 inch apart onto greased baking sheets. Sprinkle with remaining salt. Bake at 375 degrees for 14-16 minutes or until golden brown. serve warm.