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Brazilian Cheese Rolls (Pao de Queijo)

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"These are very easy, very tasty Brazilian cheese rolls, much like you might find at a churrascaria."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 199 cals
Original recipe yields 14 servings (28 rolls)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet
  2. Place tapioca starch and salt in a large bowl.
  3. 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.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until rolls are browned, 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 199 calories; 12 g fat; 17.2 g carbohydrates; 5.8 g protein; 36 mg cholesterol; 386 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This recipe turned out great. My husband is from Brazil and has been wanting me to try making these, forever. We used this recipe, and he said it was very similar to what he eats when he's hom...

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After trying a similar roll at a Whole Foods sample day, I pleased to find this GF recipe. Used coconut milk instead of dairy, next time will try dairy. Cooked full 20 minutes, made closer to 30...

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This recipe turned out great. My husband is from Brazil and has been wanting me to try making these, forever. We used this recipe, and he said it was very similar to what he eats when he's hom...

After trying a similar roll at a Whole Foods sample day, I pleased to find this GF recipe. Used coconut milk instead of dairy, next time will try dairy. Cooked full 20 minutes, made closer to 30...

Loved this recipe! Gluten free, a carb we can eat AND it makes a delightful & handy little bread. I've already made a 2nd batch and rolled out tennis-ball-sized pizza shells. Baked them u...

You can also use butter, and even leave out the cheese, if you want. Very good basic recipe.

I loved this recipe! Rather than doing just parmesan cheese I did half Cheddar, half parmesan. I also did 1/3 cup of oil because 1/2 cup was too much the first time 'round.

These turned out wonderfully, just like at the Brazilian steakhouse I went to once. I can't get over how easy they were to make--the results were delicious! No changes made to the recipe.

I made these as an appetizer. We all liked them, including kids. The texture is nice--if you've had bubble tea with tapioca pearls, or Japanese mochi, it's very similar. Except these are crunchy...

This was loved by my gluten free husband and all of my non-gluten free family members. I will definitely make it again. The only change I made was using melted butter because I did not have vege...

This was delicious...thank you for sharing. The only change I made was to use Farmers Cheese instead of Parmesan. I still used 6 ounces of cheese which is slightly more than 2/3 cup. My batter...