Add this French gougeres recipe to your appetizer repertoire for a weeknight or weekend surprise with My Food and Family. Make it a Pizza Gougere with tomato sauce, pepperoni and extra cheese baked in.
Bring water, butter, tomato paste and oregano to boil in medium saucepan on medium heat, stirring frequently with wooden spoon. Add flour; stir until blended. Cook and stir 2 min. or until mixture forms ball. Remove from heat; let stand 5 min.
Add eggs, 1 at a time, stirring after each until well blended. Stir in remaining ingredients.
Drop dough, 2 inches apart, into 32 small mounds on parchment-covered baking sheets, using about 1-1/2 Tbsp. dough for each mound.
Bake 20 to 22 min. or until gougères are puffed and lightly browned. Turn oven off. Leave gougères in oven 5 min. before transferring to plate to serve.
These fun bite-size gougères can be prepared ahead of time. Freeze cooled gougères in single layer in shallow pans. Once frozen, transfer to freezer container and freeze up to 1 month. When ready to serve, place gougères in single layer on baking sheet. Bake in 375°F oven 8 to 10 min. or until heated through. No need to thaw the gougères before baking. .
Manage portions by using a smaller plate for your meals and snacks. This will help you stick to the recommended serving sizes of your favorite recipes.
For faster prep and similar-sized gougères, use small tablespoon-size ice cream scoop to portion the dough for each gougère.
Serve with warmed pizza sauce for dipping.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 4.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 6g
Dietary Fiber less than 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
16 servings, 2 gougères 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.