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Ruth Reichl's Gougeres (Yummy Cheese Puffs!) Great for Holiday!

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“*Adopted Recipe* I just love this super easy elegant cheese puff snack from Gourmet Editor, Ruth Reichl's book, Garlic and Sapphires. A must read for any foodie! We are serving these at our Thanksgiving table and our neighborhood holiday open house due to huge demand!”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Combine the water, butter and a teaspoon of the salt into a sauce pan and bring to a boil, stirring until butter melts.
  3. Remove from heat, let cool slightly, stir in flour, and mix well.
  4. Return the pan to the heat and stir with a wooden spoon over high heat until the mixture comes away from the sides of the pan and remove from heat.
  5. Stir in eggs, one at a time until well combined.
  6. Add the diced cheese, the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper, stirring well.
  7. Drop the dough by rounded tablespoons onto a well buttered baking pan. Smooth the top and sides of each gougere with a knife and sprinkle with the grated cheese.
  8. Bake in batches for 25 minutes or until puffed and golden.

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