Deviled Ham Beer Puffs

  • Recipe TypeAppetizer
  • Prep Time20 minutes | filling should sit overnight
  • Yieldasdf

These salty-sweet puffs are perfect for your next get-together. Megan, the blogger behind these snacks, says they can be served hot or cold and the IPA "adds an amazing dimension" to the recipe.

Ingredients

  • Beer Puffs

    1 cup India Pale Ale
  • 1 cup King Arthur All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 4 large eggs

    Deviled Ham Filling

    1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 4.5-ounce cans deviled ham
  • 1/2 cup Cabot Extra Sharp Cheddar, shredded
  • 1/2 cup strawberries, chopped
  • 1 tsp horseradish
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp chives
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Directions

    Beer Puffs

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. In a medium saucepan, bring beer and butter to a boil over medium-high heat. Cut heat back to medium and stir in flour, salt and sugar. Keep mixing until dough forms a ball. Remove from heat and add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
  2. Drop tablespoons of dough onto a Silpat lined cookie sheet. Bake for 18 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  3. Deviled Ham Filling

  4. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Refrigerate overnight.
  5. Assemble Puffs

  6. Slice puffs crosswise. Fill puffs with tablespoon of ham mixture.
  7. If serving hot, preheat oven to 350°F. Place puffs on a lined cookie sheet and bake for 6 minutes.
  8. See Megan's full post.

MeganSomeone Left the Cake Out in the Rain, is a cooking blog by Megan, a simple girl from the Mid-Atlantic who has lived all over and dabbled in everything from ballet and bartending to law school and sports writing. Sharing her love and passion for food and cooking is a tremendous joy for her and cooking with craft beer only helps to combine two of her loves.