• 32 Ratings
Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

15 mins
20 mins 450 degrees F/375 degrees F
3 mins
About 20 appetizers


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine water and butter in a small saucepan. Add basil, garlic salt, and red pepper. Bring to boiling over medium heat, stirring to melt butter. Add flour all at once, stirring vigorously. Cook and stir until mixture forms a ball that doesn't separate. Remove from heat. Cool 5 minutes.

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  • Grease a baking sheet. Add eggs, one at a time, to saucepan, beating with a spoon after each addition until smooth. Stir in Gruyere cheese. Drop mounds of dough by rounded teaspoons, about 2 inches apart, on a prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Instructions Checklist
  • Bake in a 450 degree F oven for 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 375 degrees F and bake 10 to 12 minutes more or until puffed and golden. Turn off oven. Let puffs remain in oven for 3 minutes. Serve hot. Makes about 20 appetizers.

Nutrition Facts

53 calories; total fat 4g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 31mg; sodium 76mg; carbohydrates 2g; fiber 0g; protein 2g; vitamin a 41RE; vitamin c 0mg; calcium 30mg; iron 0mg.


32 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 6
  • 1 star values: 6
Rating: Unrated
This doesn't sound like it is make ahead if one is to serve hot?
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I got these instructions from Blue Cheese and Pine Nut Puffs Prepare as directed, except cool completely. Transfer to an airtight container; cover. Freeze for up to 1 month. To serve, preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Bake frozen puffs about 5 minutes or until warm.
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So do you freeze them in the puff form and then plop onto the baking tray when ready? Or when does the freezing happen?