Easy Gruyére Cheese Puffs

 

With Holiday gatherings making a comeback (hopefully), it means sparkling wines. They are always a fun way to greet friends and family.

Our new estate grown Blanc de Noirs  will undoubtedly be at the top of your list–we have had a chance to enjoy it and know you will as well. These Easy Gruyere Cheese Puffs and are a great pairing with without breaking the bank, using hard to find ingredients, or require you to be a food network chef, though you will feel like one.

As for optional cheeses we recommend a black truffle pecorino, and Estero Gold from the Valley Ford Creamery were excellent companion for these wines. Enjoy making the recipe below and Happy Holidays!
Chef Joe.

 

Easy  Gruyère Cheese Puffs

Ingredients:

Puff Pastry dough-Easy to use and purchase like Trader Joe’s or

other store-16 servings per box.

½ lb grated gruyere cheese per 16 puffs

1 jar of cranberry sauce or jamb like apricot, berry, orange etc.

1 Tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary

Fresh ground black Pepper

Sea salt

 

STEPS

1. Once the pastry is thawed (according to the instructions on

the package), break it into four equal portions. Preheat your

oven to 400 degrees.

 

2. Take a separated portion and cut it into four more equal

parts. Some of the brands are already sectioned for ease of

use.

 

3. Lightly spray the cups in a muffin pan and begin to place the

smaller sections into the cups. Repeat step two and three

until the muffin pan is full.

 

 

4. Sprinkle a pinch of salt, pepper, and rosemary onto each of

the sections in the cups

 

5. Sprinkle tbsp. gruyere cheese into each cup in the middle of

the pastry section

6. Use ½ tsp of cranberry sauce (or other jam) on top of the

cheese and fold the four corners of the pastry into the middle

and pinch the top

 

7. Bake at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until the pastry is

puffed and golden brown.

 

Plate warm, or at room temperature.

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