To me, it was love at first bite. I loved the light pastry that had the flavorful taste of the cheddar cheese with chives.
From Taste of Home Magazine
1 cup water
1/4 cup butter, cubed
2 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 cup minced fresh chives
2 garlic cloves, minced
1. In a large saucepan, bring the water, butter and 1/2 teaspoon salt to a boil. 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 mixture is smooth and shiny. Stir in cheese, chives and garlic.
|Water, Butter, and Salt Coming To A Boil|
|Cheese and Chives Added|
2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 1 inch apart onto greased baking sheets. Sprinkle with remaining salt. Bake at 375 degrees F for 14-16 minutes or until golden brown.
3. Serve Warm.
Yield: 3 dozen