Garlic Basil Cheese Puffs

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11 Teach me your way, LORD, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name.

I am so thankful today for the freedoms I enjoy living in the United States.  Freedom to read what I want, give my opinion, share my religion without oppression.

Cory shared:   Three things I am thankful for:
1) My family
2) Our health
3) Our jobs, food, cars, house, neighborhood, friends, warm showers, hot coffee & breakfast burritos!

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These cute little savory puffs made a big appearance at our dinner table along with our recent baked Macaroni and Cheese!  Mom and I have been making cream puffs for a long time.  But savory puffs?  I came across this recipe in The Taste of Home cookbook that was a recent gift from my Florida girlfriends, Kathy and Phyllis.  Wow, we love these.  An endless ingredient list can be changed up depending on what they are served with.  Garlic, basil, Parmesan, onion, rosemary, thyme, oregano, and the list goes on.  We ate them warm out of the oven and boy oh boy are they good!  Very easy to make also!


Garlic Basil Cheese Puffs
 
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup water
  • 6 tablespoon Butter
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup All-purpose Flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoon fresh basil, minced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated or shredded
Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan, bring the water, butter, and salt to a boil. Add flour all at once and stir until a smooth ball forms. Remove from the heat; let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Continue beating until mixture is smooth and shiny. Stir in garlic, basil, and cheese.
  3. Drop by small rounded tablespoons 1 inch apart onto baking sheet, lined with parchment paper. Bake at 400 degrees for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown and puffy. Remove to wire racks. Serve warm.
Notes
Can be frozen for up to 6 weeks.  Let thaw uncovered, warm slightly in microwave or oven.

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