Brunch Puffs Main Dish

Brunch Puffs Main Dish

Brunch Puffs Main Dish

Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at


This recipe wasn’t handed down from my mother – it was passed “up” from my granddaughter!  It’s now my favorite dish for Mother’s Day – and year round as well.

                Judy Gochenour                                                                               Logan, Iowa


Brunch Puffs Main Dish Recipe

Brunch Puffs Main Dish

1 cup water

½ cup butter

½ tsp. salt

1 cup flour

4 eggs

Filling:   ½ cup chopped green peppers

½ cup chopped onions

1 Tbsp. butter

8 eggs

½ tsp. salt

¼ tsp. pepper

1 cup chopped fully cooked ham

1 cup (4 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese

In a large saucepan, bring water, butter and salt to a boil.  Add flour all at once and stir until a smooth ball forms.  Remove from the heat; let stand 5 minutes.  Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.  Beat until mixture is smooth and shiny.

Drop by ¼ cupfuls 2 inch apart onto a greased baking sheet.  Bake at 400 F. for 35 minutes or until golden brown.  Transfer to a wire rack.  Immediately split puffs open; remove and discard tops and soft dough from the inside.  Set aside.

In a large skillet, sauté green pepper and onion in butter until tender.  In a medium bowl, beat eggs, salt and pepper.  Add to skillet, stirring over medium heat until almost done.  Add ham and cheese; stir until eggs are set.  Spoon into puffs.  Serve immediately.     8 serving

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