Ham and Cheese Puffs

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Cadillacgirl

My family used to make these for special occasions, or random visitors! Basically a gougere! They can be baked and frozen then just brought out and thrown in a toaster oven when needed! Sometimes I like a stronger mustard taste so I double the dry mustard. I'm guessing at the amount of servings as I don't think I've ever made a single batch of this recipe - haha.

Top Review by Queenofcamping

these were pretty good. I made them with my daughter. I think I would use a sharp cheddar next time and add some kind of seasoning. they came out a little bland. Maybe it was the cheese I used. I used a gouda cheese.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Combine water, butter, and salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  3. Add the flour all at once, stirring vigorously, until the batter leaves the sides of the pan and a ball of paste forms.
  4. Remove from heat and allow to cool for about a minute.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time, beating vigorously after each one until the dough is smooth.
  6. Stir in cheese, ham, and dry mustard.
  7. Place heaping teaspoonfuls on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until firm and golden.
  9. IF FREEZING: Allow to cool completely and store in an airtight container between layers of wax paper.

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