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Vegan Brazilian “Pão de Queijo” Cheese Puffs

 

There are a Brazilian reasons to give this one a try guys, lol! :) Here is the recipe:

Brazilian “Pão de Queijo” Cheese Puffs

SERVES: 4 (16 pieces total) PREP TIME: 1h Gluten Free | Soy Free

Ingredients:

3/4 cups of tapioca flour
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/2 tablespoon of baking powder
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons high oleic sunflower oil
1/2 cup Daiya vegan mozzarella cheese shreds
1 cup potatoes, boiled and mashed

Directions:

1. Set your oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Using a large mixing bowl, combine tapioca flour, salt, baking powder, mix thoroughly, and set aside. Sift if necessary.
3. In a small pan, mix sunflower oil, water, and bring to a gentle boil.
4. Combine dry ingredients with Daiya vegan cheese, mashed potatoes, hot oil and water mixture, and mix together to form dough.
5. To form the dough balls, rub a little oil onto your hands, and grab enough dough to form balls of 1 ½ in diameter. There should be a total of about 16 dough balls. (You can also make them any size you like.)
6. Space the dough balls apart on a large baking sheet, and bake at 350 degrees F for about 40-45 min or until golden brown. Let cool before serving.
7. These Brazilian cheese puffs are a delicious complement to any meal!

Tip: These cheese puffs store very well in the fridge or freezer. Just pop them in the toaster for a quick and easy treat!

[more tips on pages 210-211]

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