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gougeres (cheese puffs) with chives

★★★★★ 18
a recipe by
Terese Galgano
Hillsborough, NC

These are easy to make and melt in your mouth!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Savory and satisfying, try these perfect pastry puffs with your cheese of choice!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 18
method Bake

Ingredients For gougeres (cheese puffs) with chives

  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    whole milk
  • 1 pinch
    kosher salt
  • 1 stick
    unsalted butter
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    gruyere cheese, shredded (plus extra to sprinkle)
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 Tbsp
    chives, chopped
  • 4 lg

How To Make gougeres (cheese puffs) with chives

  • 1
    Preheat Oven to 375 degrees F
  • 2
    Line one large or two small baking sheets with parchment paper or silpat
  • 3
    In a medium sauce pan combine the water, milk, butter and salt and bring to a boil. Once fully melted dump in all the flour at once and stir it with a wooden spoon until you have a smooth dough. Continue to stir over low heat until it dries out and pulls away from the pan in one mass - about 2-3 minutes. Scrape the dough into a bowl, allow to cool slightly before beating the eggs into the dough, one at a time. Add the cheese, chives, salt & pepper.
  • 4
    Using two tablespoons (dipping in warm water as you go), place tablespoon size mounds onto the baking sheets, two inches apart. Sprinkle with cheese and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until puffed and golden brown. Serve warm!
  • 5
    Time: one hour Yield: two dozen