Cream puffs: How to make savory cream puffs as an appetizer!

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Delicious cream puffs with cheese ideal for a delicious appetizer! The cream puffs with cheese are perfect as a tasty appetizer and ideal to be enjoyed with cold cuts and various cheeses. Let’s see together the shopping list and what to buy to make our perfect cheese puffs!


  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 75 g of grated Gruyere cheese
  • 75 g of butter
  • 150 g of flour
  • 25 cl of water
  • 4 eggs


Step 1: Take a pot, a spatula, a buttered plate and preheat the oven to 210 ° C.

Step 2: Make a pâte à choux by melting the butter, water and salt in a saucepan. Bring to a boil.

Step 3: Remove from the heat and add the flour in one go, working intensely with the spatula.

Step 4: Put back on the fire and dry the dough until it detaches from the pot.

Step 5: Incorporate the 4 eggs, one at a time, mixing well with the spatula.

Step 6: Add the grated Gruyere.

Step 7: Arrange in small balls on a buttered plate.

Step 8: Cook until it swells and becomes a little golden (about 25 min).

This preparation is the basic recipe for making delicious cream puffs at home. In addition to cheese, you can also add cubes of raw or cooked ham, bacon or speck for a more intense taste. You can also use green pitted olives if you prefer! They are perfect to serve as an appetizer in a cutting board with salami and other delicious goodness! They are usually served lukewarm or cold to appreciate their taste and extreme crunchiness!

A delicious appetizer perfect for any occasion. Your guests will be amazed by the unique and special flavor of the salty version of these famous choux pastry sweets! You can also stuff these delicious savory puffs with a cream cheese. Add grated Parmesan cheese, a cheese of your choice and some finely chopped chives to the cooking cream.

You can also prepare a very fast and simple cheese cream with Philadelphia cheese and shredded dried tomatoes, black olives or red peppers. You can also add tuna and tomatoes inside for a more intense and delicious taste. For an alternative idea you can open the cream puffs and stuff them with spreadable goat cheese, a slice of mortadella and chopped pistachios. Try them also with smoked salmon, cream cheese and fresh fennel.

The classic fillings with mayonnaise and Hungarian salami or cooked ham are the most loved and appreciated by young and old. You can also add diced bacon in the dough and make these cream puffs even more pleasant on the palate. The cream puffs with cheese are usually accompanied with other delicious and delicious appetizers such as savory croissants with ham and cheese or the classic fried pizzas with tomato, parmesan and a basil leaf. For a scenic effect, use the pastry bag and cover the cream puffs with cheese cream and peppercorns as a final decoration. Good taste!

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