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Fried Cheese Profiteroles

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  All purpose flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened
  Eggs 2
  Paprika To Taste

Blend flour with cheese.
Combine butter with 1/2 cup water in small saucepan.
Bring to boil, stirring until butter melts.
Add flour mixture all at once; stir vigorously with wooden spoon until mixture is smooth and leaves sides of pan, forming a ball.
Remove from heat.
Add 1 egg; beat 1 minute, until well mixed.
Repeat procedure with remaining egg; beat until smooth and thickened.
Let stand, covered, at room temperature until completely cool.
Do not refrigerate.
Spoon mixture into pastry bag with 1/2 inch tip affixed.
Pipe 1/2 inch pieces or drop by teaspoon-fuls into 350°F oil in deep-fat fryer.
Fry until golden; drain well on absorbent toweling.
Sprinkle with paprika.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 880 Calories from Fat 599

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g104.6%

Saturated Fat 39.3 g196.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 580.5 mg193.5%

Sodium 783.2 mg32.6%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6%

Sugars 1.4 g

Protein 34 g67%

Vitamin A 52.1% Vitamin C 1.2%

Calcium 53.6% Iron 24.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fried Cheese Profiteroles Recipe