Course: Appetizer
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Beer Style: IPA

Deviled Ham Beer Puffs

These salty-sweet beer puffs are perfect for your next get-together. Megan, the blogger behind these beer puffs, 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.
    2. Keep mixing until dough forms a ball. Remove from heat and add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
    3. Drop tablespoons of dough onto a Silpat lined cookie sheet. Bake for 18 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
    4. Deviled Ham Filling

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

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

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