These delicious, Argentinean breads are small balls of cheese bread made from tapioca starch. They are quick and very easy to make. You could even make the dough ahead of time and keep it in the freezer. If you cannot find Argentinean cheeses, Italian cheese will do just fine.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Oil a baking sheet with cooking spray and set aside.

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  • Stir together egg, milk, cheese, and butter in a large bowl. Sprinkle in tapioca starch and flour; stir in to form a dough. Knead dough for two minutes on a lightly floured surface, then roll into golf ball-sized pieces, and place onto prepared baking sheet.

  • Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

285 calories; protein 7.9g; carbohydrates 38.6g; fat 11g; cholesterol 51.9mg; sodium 418.5mg. Full Nutrition
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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
03/14/2008
This chipas are excellent! yum yum yum... I mixed two types of cheeses: shredded parmesan and cubed fontina. Tip: at the last 5 minutes of the baking sprkinkle parmesan cheese on top for extra... yumminess. good luck! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
10/29/2008
these were pretty good i didn't have any tapioca starch so used plain old corn starch instead. kids loved them warm with garlic butter at dinner. thanks! Read More
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11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 4
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Rating: 3 stars
10/29/2008
these were pretty good i didn't have any tapioca starch so used plain old corn starch instead. kids loved them warm with garlic butter at dinner. thanks! Read More
(34)
Rating: 5 stars
03/14/2008
This chipas are excellent! yum yum yum... I mixed two types of cheeses: shredded parmesan and cubed fontina. Tip: at the last 5 minutes of the baking sprkinkle parmesan cheese on top for extra... yumminess. good luck! Read More
(23)
Rating: 5 stars
04/09/2007
I hadn't eaten this bread since I was in the Peace Corps. The bread was wonderful--chewy and tasty and I didn't need a brick oven to bake it! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/12/2010
I love these. Perfect. Thank you for this great recipe. They remind me of a Brazil style cheese bread. Super easy to make. Well your fingers get a little sticky but that is worth it. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
01/20/2009
Not as chewy as I expected Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
05/17/2012
It was easy to make but a little bland for my taste. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/30/2016
Great!! Even better with some white wine vinegar and vegetable oil to dip in... Yum Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/12/2017
Excellent followed recipe easy kids made. Everyone enjoyed. We will make again. Read More
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