Quick Cheese Puffs
This recipe is one of my favorites for a luncheon dish or a quick and easy meatless meal. For extra flavor, I'll sometimes use homemade bread or a specialty bread such as Italian, French or sourdough. -Janet Scherffius, Mountain Home, Arkansas
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
- 2 tablespoons butter, softened
- 3 slices white bread
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup milk
- 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/4 teaspoon onion salt
- 8 to 10 drops hot pepper sauce
- Spread butter on one side of each slice of bread. Cut bread into strips; place strips, buttered side down, on the bottom and around the sides of two greased 10-oz. baking dishes. In a bowl, beat eggs and milk. Add cheese, onion salt and hot pepper sauce.
- Pour over bread. Place the dishes on a baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 450 calories, 30g fat (17g saturated fat), 290mg cholesterol, 839mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 19g protein.
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Originally published as Quick Cheese Puffs in Reminisce Extra October 2000