Blue Cheese Gougeres

Recipe by Mommy Diva
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 12-14




  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large saucepan, combine the milk, butter, salt, black pepper, and Essence over medium-high heat.
  • Bring to a boil, then remove from the heat. Add the flour, and stir constantly with a large wooden spoon to incorporate, about 1 minute.
  • Return to medium-high heat and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
  • Remove from the heat and add the eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Add the cheese and beat until mixed well and a slightly soft dough forms.
  • Drop the dough by the spoonful onto the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10 minutes, then reduce the temperature to 350 degrees F, and bake until golden brown, about 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and serve immediately, or at room temperature.
  • To make Emeril's ESSENCE Creole Seasoning (also referred to as Bayou Blast):
  • Combine all ingredients thoroughly.
  • Yield: 2/3 cup.