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Golden Shrimp Puffs Recipe

I first served these at a New Year's Eve get-together a few years ago. After receiving raves, they became part of my regular appetizer offerings throughout the year. —Patricia Slater, Baldwin, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 package (5 ounces) frozen cooked salad shrimp, thawed
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 5 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, bring butter, water and garlic salt to a boil. Add flour all at once; stir until a smooth ball forms. Remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Continue beating until mixture is smooth and shiny.
  • 2. Stir in the shrimp, onions and 4 tablespoons Parmesan cheese. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese. Bake at 400° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3 each) equals 89 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 133 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.