Belgian Cheese Croquettes

Recipe by Coasty
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In medium saucepan, melt butter; blend in the 1/3 cup flour.
  • Add the 1 1/2 cups milk all at once; cook and stir until thickened.
  • Add pepper and nutmeg.
  • Stir about 1/2 cup hot mixture into egg yolks; return to hot mixture.
  • Cook and stir 10 minutes.
  • Add cheese; stir until smooth.
  • Spread cheese mixture in lightly greased 11x7x1 1/2 inch baking pan.
  • Chill until firm.
  • Cut chilled mixture into 12 portions.
  • In small bowl, beat together the 2 eggs and the 1/2 cup milk.
  • Roll cheese croquettes carefully in the 1/2 cup flour; dip in egg mixture, then roll in crumbs to coat.
  • Deep fry in oil heated to 375° until golden, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Drain.
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