Gruyere Ring (Gougere)
1 cup milk
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 cup all-purpose flour
4 eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup shredded Gruyere cheese
Heat oven to 400 degrees F
Heat milk and butter to rolling boil in 2-quart saucepan.
Stir in flour. Stir vigorously over low heat until mixture forms a ball, about 1 minute; remove from heat.
Beat in 4 eggs all at once; continue beating until smooth.
Fold in 2/3 cup of the cheese.
Drop dough by tablespoonsful onto greased cookie sheet to form 8-inch ring; smooth with spatula.
Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake until puffed and golden, 50 to 60 minutes.