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Savory Beignets

40 Minutes
10 Min Prep
40 Min Cook
Get a taste of the Big Easy with these Savory Beignets. Made with sharp cheddar cheese, these Savory Beignets are made with a classic cream puff dough.
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12 servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1 cup water
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
1 cup flour
1/2 tsp. salt
3 eggs
2 cups shredded CRACKER BARREL Sharp Cheddar Cheese
3 cups oil, for deep-frying
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Let's Make It
1
Place water and butter in large saucepan. Bring to boil on medium-high heat. Add flour and salt; mix well. Reduce heat to low; cook until mixture forms a ball, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
2
Add eggs, one at a time, stirring until well blended after each addition. Stir in cheese.
3
Heat oil in heavy 3-qt.saucepan or deep-fryer on medium heat to 350°F. Carefully add rounded teaspoonfuls of batter, a few at a time, to hot oil. Cook until golden brown, turning once. Drain on paper towels.
Kitchen Tips
Mindful Eating
Practice mindful eating by savoring the flavor of these beignets and sticking to the recommended serving size.
Substitute
Prepare as directed, using KRAFT Sharp Cheddar Cheese. Or, for an easy alternative, use KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese or KRAFT Shredded Swiss Cheese.
Nutrition
Calories
220
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g
23%
Saturated Fat 7g
35%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 75mg
25%
Sodium 250mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates 8g
3%
Dietary Fibers 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 7g
14%
Vitamin A
6%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
0%
Iron
4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
Makes about 4 doz. or 12 servings, about 4 beignets each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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