How to Make Gourgères

Wondering how to make the delicious French pastry, Gourgères? Here is a simple way to make them that are coined "cheddar cheese puffs" that are so fluffy and tasty!

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Water Butter Salt Paprika Cayenne Pepper Flour Eggs Sharp Cheddar Cheese Dijon Mustard


Preheat the oven to 425 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Step #1

In a medium saucepan, add the water and butter. Heat the water over medium heat until it begins to boil.

Step #2

Add the salt, paprika, cayenne, and flour and stir to mix until a smooth ball begins to form then stir in shredded cheese.

Step #3

Transfer the dough to a bowl and add the eggs, one at a time, beating between each addition. Stir in Dijon.

Step #5

Use a tablespoon or small cookie scoop to scoop out the dough onto the prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle a small amount of shredded cheese on top of each puff, if desired. Bake for 20-25 minutes.

Step #6

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