Savory Cheese Puffs- Mom's recipe

Savory Cheese Puffs- Mom's Recipe

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Kathie Carr

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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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
makes about 6 dozen puffs
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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

How to Make Savory Cheese Puffs- Mom's recipe

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat 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.
  2. Drop 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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