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Cheese Puffs

Yields25 ServingsCook Time15 mins

Light and airy, these cheese puffs make a perfect accompaniment to a bowl of soup, or look dainty served on an appetizer platter.

 ½ cup water
 ¼ cup butter
 pinch of salt
 ½ cup flour
 2 Nature's Yoke eggs
 ½ tsp dried thyme leaves
 ¼ tsp black pepper
 ½ cup finely shredded cheddar cheese (plus a little extra to sprinkle on top)

Preheat oven to 425 F. Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray.


Stir together water, butter and salt in a saucepan; bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to medium; whisk in flour and stir vigorously until a paste-like dough forms. Transfer to a bowl to cool until warm.


Beat in one egg, thyme and pepper into cooled dough with a wooden spoon until egg is completely incorporated. Add remaining egg and beat until completely incorporated. Stir in remaining cheese into dough.


Scoop 1 inch balls of dough and set 2 inches apart onto baking sheet. Top balls with cheese.


Bake until dough is puffed, lightly golden, and appears dry, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 25