Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
20 Mins
Yield
Makes 2 dozen
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine 1/2 cup milk, butter, and next 4 ingredients in a heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring until butter melts. Add flour and baking powder, stirring briskly until dough pulls away from sides of pan. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes. Remove pan from heat; let cool 5 minutes.

Step 2

Stir eggs into dough, 1 at a time, beating vigorously until fully incorporated. Set aside 2 tablespoons cheese for tops of puffs. Stir remaining cheese into dough.

Step 3

Spoon dough by level tablespoonfuls onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Brush tops of puffs with remaining 1 tablespoon milk, and sprinkle evenly with reserved 2 tablespoons cheese.

Step 4

Bake at 400° for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven; pierce the side of each puff with the tip of a sharp knife to allow steam to escape. Serve hot or warm.

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