These little asiago cheese-topped cheesepastry puffs are bound to be a party appetizer favorite.
Recipe: Holiday Cheese Baubles
1 cup water 1/2 cup butter 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 4 large eggs 1 3/4 cups (7 ounces) shredded Wisconsin Asiago cheese – divideduse
In 2 quart saucepan over medium heat,combine water, butter and salt; heat to boiling. Reduce heatto low. Add flour, stirring constantly, until dough forms a balland leaves sides of pan. Remove from heat.
With wooden spoon or mixer, beat in eggs,one at a time, until smooth and glossy.
Stir in 1 1/2 cups of the cheese.
Drop by scant tablespoonfuls onto butteredcookie sheet. Onto each dough ball lightly press a little ofthe remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
Bake at 375°F (190°C) for 30 minutesor until evenly browned.
Remove puffs from oven.
Reduce oven temperature to 300°F (150°C).
Prick each puff with toothpick to releasesteam. Return to oven for 5 minutes.
Remove from cookie sheet; cool on wireracks.
Makes 50 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin MilkMarketing Board, Inc.
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