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Chili Cheese Puff Recipe

Chili Cheese Puff Recipe

I found this recipe on a trip to Southern California. Since then, this versatile dish has become one of my family's favorites. I serve it as a special breakfast, for brunch or even Sunday night supper. Sausage or ham goes well with this snappy dish...and don't forget some corn muffins!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 5 eggs
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained


  • 1. In a large bowl, beat eggs well. Stir in next five ingredients. Add green chilies. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Serve immediately. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 249 calories, 19g fat (11g saturated fat), 180mg cholesterol, 430mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 15g protein.

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SandraAnneA User ID: 6619681 246960
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2016

"This recipe is a keeper, I have made it for evening gatherings as well as for morning gatherings.

i have also increased eggs to six from four when I thought I needed larger squares. easy and great recipe."

AlisaHinton User ID: 7474715 41090
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2014

"Great dish. Make it easier by putting butter and green chilies in the baking dish to melt while the oven is preheating. You can eliminate the need to grease your pan and melt butter separately."

nikinite46 User ID: 4964254 16401
Reviewed May. 22, 2011

"I've made this dish several times and it's always a hit! I even doubled the recipe for Christmas brunch at my Dad's house. It also makes for great leftovers."

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