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Pão_de_queijoPuffy cheese rolls, best served warm with coffee.

2 cups whole milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
8 tablespoons butter, melted
1 teaspoon salt
4 cups tapioca flour
4 eggs
2 cups finely grated, firm farmer’s cheese

Preheat oven to 325F.
Mix milk, vegetable oil, butter, and salt in a pot.
Bring up to a good boil.
Remove from the heat and immediately stir in tapioca flour.
Cool a few minutes, then stir in the eggs and cheese. Mix well.
Let mixture cool 15-30 minutes or until you can handle the dough.
With floured hands, shape dough into balls. Place each ball in the cup of a muffin tin.
Bake 35-40 minutes, or until puffed and golden.

photo courtesy of Samory Santos, Wikipedia.org

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 February 21, 2014  Posted by at 12:00 am Brazilian Carnival, Breakfast, Side Dishes