Appetizers / Snacks
Blue Cheese Bacon Puffs
Serve up these savory and crispy hors d’oeuvres that are sure to be a fan favorite. With blue cheese, Parmesan, and bacon, these easy-to-make Blue Cheese Bacon Puff morsels are as good as gold.
These puffs can be baked ahead, frozen, and reheated in a 350° oven until crisp.
Preheat oven to 425° with rack in the lower third.
Sauté bacon in a small skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Drain on paper towel-lined plate.
Bring milk, water, butter, and seasonings to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
Add flour and stir mixture with a wooden spoon until dough forms a ball around the spoon. Cook mixture until it starts to stick slightly on bottom and sides of pan. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
Beat eggs into mixture, one at a time, until completely incorporated.
Stir in both cheeses, scallions, and reserved bacon. Using a #100 scoop or a 1-teaspoon measure, drop dough 2-inches apart onto parchment-lined baking sheets. Bake 20–25 minutes, or until puffs are browned and crisp. Serve puffs warm or at room temperature.
Stir eggs into dough. It won’t seem like they’ll incorporate, but they will.
Drop dough onto baking sheets; bake until dry and golden. (May be baked, frozen, and reheated at 350° until crisp.)
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 65mg 2%
Carbs 2g 0%
Fiber 0g 0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.