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Williams-Sonoma Home! Williams-Sonoma: Cooks' Network


Makes 12

1 pound puff pastry
1 cup water
4 ounces butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup flour
4 eggs
6 ounces grated Swiss cheese
1 egg for brushing pastry
1 cup cheese sauce

Preheat oven an 375 degrees.
Roll out the puff pastry to 1/4 inch thick. Cut into 12 5 inch circles with a round cutter. Arrange on a baking tray. Do not stack.
In a medium saucepan, combine the water, butter and seasonings. Bring to a boil stirring until butter is melted. Remove from heat then add the flour stirring vigorously until dough is smooth. Place over low heat while stirring. Remove from heat.
Mix in the eggs one at the time. Add the cheese. Place a tablespoon of cheese mixture in the middle of each pastry circle. Brush pastry with a beaten egg.
Lift 3 sides of pastry to the center to seal the cheese mixture. Brush pastry with egg.
Place on baking sheet and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until pastry is golden brown. Serve hot with a cheese sauce.

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