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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!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  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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