Tennessee Cheddar Puffs

1
Linda Gam

By
@lg3623


Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
makes 60 pieces
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    butter
  • 2 c
    water
  • 2 tsp
    sugar
  • 2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 2 c
    to 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 10 oz
    shredded sharp cheddar (about 3 cups)
  • 6 large
    eggs
  • ·
    paprika

How to Make Tennessee Cheddar Puffs

Step-by-Step

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. 2. Combine butter, water, sugar, salt and cayenne in a large saucepan. Cook until butter melts. Add 2 cups of flour all at once. Reduce heat and stir constantly with a wooden spoon until mixture is stiff and forms a ball-like mass, about 2 to 2 1/2 minutes. Pour into mixing bowl; using a mixer with a paddle attachment, beat 1 minute at medium-low speed to cool the mixture. Increase speed to medium; add eggs one at a time, beating to incorporate before adding the next. Batter should be firm, not runny. If necessary, blend in an additional ½ cup flour. Fold in cheese. Drop by tablespoons onto baking pan lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle with paprika.
  3. 3. Bake 10 minutes, turn the pan, and bake 10 more minutes. Leftover puffs can be frozen.
  4. Recipe adapted from Dancing Bear Lodge, Townsend, Tenn. relish.com/...tm_campaign=2013-08-19

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About Tennessee Cheddar Puffs

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers




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