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Spinach Cheese Puffs

 Spinach Cheese Puffs
Friends and family request that I make these golden brown puffs every year on Christmas Eve. The tasty little treats are so good, you can't help but pop them in your mouth.
14 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • In a saucepan, bring the milk, butter and salt to a boil over medium
  • heat. Add flour all at once and 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 the mixture is smooth and shiny. Stir in spinach and
  • cheese. Line baking sheets with foil and grease the foil. Drop
  • batter by tablespoonfuls 1-1/2 in. apart onto prepared baking
  • sheets.
  • Bake at 375° for 23-28 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.
  • Remove to wire racks. Serve warm. Refrigerate any leftovers. Yield:
  • about 3-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3 each) equals 169 calories,

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Spinach Cheese Puffs (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 350 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.