pound puff pastry
1 cup water
4 ounces butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
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.