Everything But the Bagel Gougeres (Cheese Puffs)
These Everything But the Bagel Gougeres (cheesy puffs) is the perfect party food to serve for any special occasion.
Servings: 16 Puffs
- 1/2 Cup Flour
- 1/4 Teaspoon Baking Powder
- 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
- 2 oz Butter
- 1/2 Cup Water
- 2 Eggs (beaten together)
- 1/4 Cup Greated Cheese (Gruyere)
- 2 Tablespoons Everything But The Bagel Seasoning
- 1/2 Cup Cream Cheese
- Dill for Garnish
Pre-Heat oven to 400F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silpat.
Sift the flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl and set next to the stove.
Cut the butter into cubes and place in a sauce pan with the water. Melt the butter on low heat and then bring up to a quick boil. Dump the flour into the water butter mixture and then turn off the heat.
Beat the mixture thoroughly until it leaves the sides of the sauce pan. Allow it to cool in the pan until the hand can be held comfortably against the side of the pot.
Add in the eggs into the cooled mixture and mix until smooth. Add in the cheese and mix until incorporated. Transfer the dough into a piping bag with a 1/2 inch piping tip.
Pipe 16 equal mounds of dough on your lined baking sheet making sure each mound is 3 inches apart. Sprinkle with the Everything but the Bagel Seasoning.
Bake at 400F for 20 minutes and then turn down the temperature to 350 and bake for a further 10 minutes.
Transfer to cool on a wire rack and then cut in half and stuff with cream cheese and garnish with some dill.