Gougeres French Cheese Puffs

Total Time
30mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
15 mins

These are wonderful little cheese puff appetizers that are great for parties (or anytime!)

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425.
  2. Add butter, salt, pepper and nutmeg to 1 cup water in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  3. When butter melts, reduce the heat to low.
  4. Add flour to saucepan all at once and beat with a wooden spoon over low heat for about a minute until mixture pulls away from sides of the pan.
  5. Remove pan from heat.
  6. Add cheese to pan and beat with wooden spoon until thoroughly mixed.
  7. Add 4 eggs, one at a time, beating each into the batter until well mixed before adding the next.
  8. Continue beating mixture until it is smooth, shiny and firm.
  9. Drop batter in small spoonfuls onto a lightly greased baking sheet.
  10. Beat remaining egg with 1/2 tbsp water, then brush tops of uncooked gougeres with egg wash.
  11. Bake in upper third of the over for 15-20 minutes or until golden and doubled in size.
  12. Remove from oven serve hot or can be served at room temperature.