parmesan cheese puffs
  • (3 cups) tapioca starch, or 2 cups potato starch
  • (2/3 cup) 1% milk
  • (2 Tbsp.) extra-virgin olive oil
  • (1 tsp.) kosher salt
  • (1 large) egg
  • (1 large) egg white
  • (1/2 cup) grated Parmesan cheese



Parmesan Cheese Puffs

Light and fluffy baked pastry puffs with Parmesan cheese.

Preparation Time

About 25 minutes

Cook Time

About 25 minutes


  1. 1Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. 2Place a small saucepan over High heat. Add milk, oil and salt and bring to a boil. Pour starch into a medium bowl and place by the stove. When milk boils, stir it into the starch, let
  3. 3Add egg, egg white and cheese, mix together. Knead 3-5 minutes.
  4. 4Roll 1 Tbsp. at a time into a ball and place on the greased baking sheet. Bake 20 at a time for 20 minutes.
    Serve warm.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 4 puffs

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 64
  • Total Fat 2 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 11 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Cholesterol 9 mg
  • Sodium 91 mg
  • Fiber — g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Snack

Recipe Subcategory: Pastries and Pies

Recipe Ethnicity: Italian

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Eggs, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.