Brazilian Cheese Rolls (Pao de Queijo)

Brazilian Cheese Rolls (pao De Queijo)

Do you like cheese? Do you like bread? If so, I think you’ll love this recipe for Brazilian Cheese Rolls (Pao de Queijo)! They are made with tapioca flour and cheese. You can make them savory or sweet! It’s a great appetizer to serve in the evening when your guests come over and they’re sure to be a hit!

prep: 20 mins cook: 25 mins total: 45 mins Servings: 14 Yield: 28 rolls


? cup water

1 teaspoon salt (Optional)

2 cups tapioca starch

? cup milk

2 eggs

½ cup vegetable oil

6 ounces shredded Parmesan cheese


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet

Place tapioca starch and salt in a large bowl.

Bring vegetable oil, water, and milk to a boil over medium heat until a white foam appears. Pour milk mixture over tapioca starch and stir until well mixed; allow dough to rest for 15 minutes. Mix eggs and Parmesan cheese into dough. Shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls and place on prepared baking sheet.

Bake in preheated oven until rolls are browned, 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 199 calories; protein 5.8g; carbohydrates 17.2g; fat 12g; cholesterol 35.8mg; sodium 385.9mg.

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