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Brazilian Cheese Puffs

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“i love these cheese puffs. they are really wonderful with drinks and gluten free to boot - something i can offer a coeliac friend so they don't feel left out like they normally do. however, i've found that everyone i've offered them to loves them. i even made them when i went to london, and now my friend there can't stop eating them (or making them either). they are really cheesey and have a great chewy texture. tapioca flour is easily obtainable from asian grocery stores and the other items are pantry staples.”
50 puffs

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C/400 degrees F.
  2. Bring the milk, salt and butter to a boil.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Pour onto the tapioca flour, stirring constantly until thoroughly mixed.
  5. Add the cheese and eggs.
  6. Knead until smooth.
  7. Roll into balls approximately 2-inches in diameter and place on a greased baking sheet.
  8. Bake until golden brown, about 15-20 minutes.
  9. Do not over bake.
  10. Serve warm.
  11. Should there be any left overs, they freeze very well.

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