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    Cheese Puffs

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    Total Time:

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    30 mins

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    10 mins

    Kittencalskitchen's Note:

    These melt-in-your-mouth puffs will become a favorite, so light and cheesy, I aways make lots of these, but no matter how many I make, it's just never enough, they go so fast. (note: plan ahead, these puffs need to chill overnight)

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese
    • 4 ounces cheddar cheese, cubed
    • 1/2 cup butter
    • 2 egg whites, stiffly beaten
    • 1 loaf unsliced white bread, crusts removed,and cut into 1 inch cubes (1 pound)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt cream cheese and cheddar cheese, and butter in the microwave or in top of a double boiler.
    2. 2
      Remove; fold in beaten egg whites.
    3. 3
      Dip the bread cubes in the mixture to coat.
    4. 4
      Place on baking sheet; cover with plastic wrap.
    5. 5
      Chill overnight (the coated bread cubes can also be frozen for later baking).
    6. 6
      Remove from the fridge, remove plastic wrap.
    7. 7
      Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minute, or until brown.
    8. 8
      These puffs freeze well after baking.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 25, 2010

      Delicious ! I make a double batch and freeze some - they can be baked from frozen and come out great. Terrific little bites - thanks !

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    • on December 01, 2008

      45

      I made these as an appetizer on the breads and pickles table for Thanksgiving. The first time I misread the recipe and used a whole package of cream cheese, not 3 ounces (nearly a third of the packeges around here) stated. The second time I used the right measurements and added a little garlic paste. I used a loaf of "Texas Toast", crusts removed and slices quartered. They went over great! Everyone wanted to know how to make them. Next time, I'll add more garlic paste or some barbecue spices. Maybe some Red Devil.

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    • on April 22, 2008

      55

      When I first made this recipe, I wasn't too sure about the final result once I had dipped them and let them rest over night... I was wrong - these were delicious!!! Great finger food, the kids especially LOVED these - but the adults gobbled them up too! I had lots of requests for this recipe.... Another winner Kitten!

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    Nutritional Facts for Cheese Puffs

    Serving Size: 1 (129 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 732.9
     
    Calories from Fat 395
    53%
    Total Fat 43.9 g
    67%
    Saturated Fat 26.1 g
    130%
    Cholesterol 114.1 mg
    38%
    Sodium 1281.0 mg
    53%
    Total Carbohydrate 64.3 g
    21%
    Dietary Fiber 3.0 g
    12%
    Sugars 5.7 g
    22%
    Protein 20.2 g
    40%

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