Chiles Rellenos Puffs

Chiles Rellenos Puffs

If 2 (12-cup) muffin pans are unavailable, spoon dough into pan; refrigerate remaining dough while baking first pan. Spoon refrigerated dough into pan; bake for 28 to 35 minutes.


  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 (4.5 ounce) cans Old El Paso Chopped Green Chiles, drained


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray 24 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.
  2. In 3-quart saucepan, heat water and butter over high heat to a full rolling boil. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in flour, cornmeal and salt until mixture forms a dough and all lumps have disappeared. Gradually stir in beaten eggs until well blended. Stir in both cheeses and the chiles. Spoon dough evenly into sprayed muffin cups, filling each 3/4 full.
  4. Bake for 25 to 29 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Cool for 2 minutes; remove from muffin cups.
  6. Serve warm.

Servings: 24 | Prep Time: 25 min | Cook Time: 25-29 min

Sue Tyner, Tustin, California
America's Greatest Cheese Recipe Award Winner
41st Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest, 2004

Recipe and photo used with permission from: American Dairy Association

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