gougeres

Gougeres with Gruyère and Chives

These savory little bites are a French classic for entertaining! With the light airy texture of cream puffs, our version features imported Gruyere for an elegant edge and amazing flavor.

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 stick butter cut into tablespoons
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 cup flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded imported Gruyère cheese divided
  • 3 TB chopped chives
  • Pinch cayenne pepper optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400 and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Combine water, milk, butter, and salt in a medium saucepan set over medium heat. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until butter melts and the mixture comes to a boil. Lower the heat to low, add the flour, and stir for about 2 minutes with a wooden spoon until a smooth dough forms that pulls away from the side of the pan.
  • Put the dough in a large bowl and let cool for 1 minute. Using an electric mixer or stand mixer, beat the eggs into the dough, 1 at a time, beating thoroughly between each one. Add 1 cup of the shredded Gruyère, chives, and optional cayenne and mix just to combine.
  • Place dough in a large zippered bag and cut the tip off. Pipe ~1 TB of dough into mounds on the parchment lined baking pans, leaving 2” between each (you should have about 36 when you’re done). Sprinkle tops with remaining 1/2 cup shredded imported Gruyère and bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve at once or at room temperature.
  • Tip: You can make these ahead of time and store in the refrigerator for 3 days or in the freezer for up to one month. Just defrost/bring to room temperature and gently reheat for a minute or two at 300 degrees in the oven or toaster oven when you’re ready to serve them!
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