Prize Winning Chile Cheese Appetizers

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Total Time
10 mins
50 mins

These excellent little puffs won first prize at a chile festival in New Mexico in 1984 by Helen Trujillo.

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  1. In a 13 x 9 pan, melt butter.
  2. Beat eggs lightly in a large bowl.
  3. Add flour and baking powder; combine.
  4. In another bowl, combine remaining ingredients, except salsa.
  5. Combine cheese mixture to the flour; blend well.
  6. Pour batter into pan and bake at 400°F for 14 minutes.
  7. Reduce heat to 350°F and bake 35-40 minutes longer. Cut into appetizer size squares and serve warm with salsa (May also be served as a light lunch).