Blue Cheese-and-Bacon Puffs

Southern Living
6 dozen.


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1 1/2 cups water
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
6 large eggs
8 ounces crumbled blue cheese
8 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
1/2 cup finely chopped green onions


Combine 1 1/2 cups water and butter in a heavy saucepan; bring to a boil. Add flour, salt, and peppers; cook, beating with a wooden spoon until mixture leaves sides of pan and forms a smooth ball. Remove from heat; cool 4 to 5 minutes. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in cheese, bacon, and green onions.

Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto lightly greased baking sheets.

Bake at 400° for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Created date

December 2001