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Cheese Puffs with Dried Cherries

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Cheese Puffs with Dried Cherries

Cheese Puffs with Dried Cherries - Hearty filled mini puffs for easy snacking

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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 10 min.
Ready in
Calories:
278
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Vegetarians can enjoy these small delicacies without worries. The mineral calcium from cheese, milk, and cream cheese promotes bone health. The dairy products also contain a significant amount of vitamin B2, which keeps numerous metabolic functions going.

Reduce the cholesterol content simply by using high-quality vegetable fat suitable for frying and baking.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie278 kcal(13 %)
Protein10 g(10 %)
Fat17 g(15 %)
Carbohydrates20 g(13 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage1.5 g(5 %)
Vitamin A0.3 mg(38 %)
Vitamin D0.8 μg(4 %)
Vitamin E1.2 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin2.5 mg(21 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate32 μg(11 %)
Pantothenic acid0.7 mg(12 %)
Biotin7.8 μg(17 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.8 μg(27 %)
Vitamin C11 mg(12 %)
Potassium165 mg(4 %)
Calcium115 mg(12 %)
Magnesium18 mg(6 %)
Iron1.7 mg(11 %)
Iodine11 μg(6 %)
Zinc1.1 mg(14 %)
Saturated fatty acids9.4 g
Uric acid18 mg
Cholesterol133 mg
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Ingredients

for
8
Ingredients
½ cup
3 ounces
6 ounces
3
Eggs (medium)
3 ounces
Stilton cheese (rind removed)
5 ounces
½ bunch
2 ounces
soft dried cherries
How healthy are the main ingredients?
cherries
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Baking sheet, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Parchment paper, 1 Piping bag, 1 Pastry tip, 1 Oven rack, 1 Fork

Preparation steps

1.
Cheese Puffs with Dried Cherries preparation step 1

Bring milk, 1/2 cup water, butter, and 1 pinch of salt to a boil.

2.
Cheese Puffs with Dried Cherries preparation step 2

Pour in flour all at once and stir over low heat with a wooden spoon until a dough forms a ball at the bottom of the pot. Transfer to a bowl and let it cool for 10 minutes.

3.
Cheese Puffs with Dried Cherries preparation step 3

Gradually add the eggs to the dough and mix.

4.
Cheese Puffs with Dried Cherries preparation step 4

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Pour the batter into a piping bag and pipe dots of batter onto the baking sheet. Bake on the 2nd shelf from the bottom in a preheated oven at 400°F/convection 350°F for 20 minutes (convection 15 minutes).

5.
Cheese Puffs with Dried Cherries preparation step 5

Mix together the stilton cheese with the cream cheese. Rinse the parsley, shake dry and pluck leaves. Set some aside and chop remaining leaves.

6.
Cheese Puffs with Dried Cherries preparation step 6

Take puffs out of the oven, cut horizontally and put them on an oven rack to cool.

7.
Cheese Puffs with Dried Cherries preparation step 7

Chop dried cherries. Mix with the chopped parsley and cheese and season with salt and pepper. Fill puffs with cheese and serve garnished with parsley.