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How to Make Goat Cheese Profiteroles

Most people know profiteroles as a cream-filled dessert, but this recipe turns them into one truly tasty appetizer.


  • Step 1: Preheat oven Preheat your oven to 350°.
  • Step 2: Combine the basic ingredients Combine the basic ingredients. Add half a cup of water, half a cup of milk, and half a stick of butter to your pot and bring it to a boil.
  • Step 3: Add flour Add half a cup of all-purpose flour to the pot.
  • Step 4: Stir Stir vigorously with a wooden spoon until the flour has absorbed all the liquid.
  • Step 5: Remove pot from heat Remove the pot from the heat. Keep stirring to allow steam to escape.
  • Step 6: Mix in eggs Mix in four eggs.
  • Step 7: Spoon dough into pastry bag Spoon the dough into a pastry bag.
  • TIP: If you don’t have a pastry bag, fill a self-sealing plastic bag and cut off one corner.
  • Step 8: Secure parchment paper Secure the parchment paper to the sheet pan by putting a small dot of dough in the four corners of your pan and then laying the parchment paper in place.
  • Step 9: Pipe dough onto the paper Pipe the dough onto the paper.
  • Step 10: Put the pan into the oven Put the pan into the oven.
  • Step 11: Mix the filling Mix the filling. Add 11 ounces of fresh goat cheese (at room temperature), about a quarter cup of roasted garlic, a teaspoon of chopped fresh thyme leaves, and a tablespoon of chopped fresh parsley to a bowl. Mix the ingredients together, using your spoon to crush the garlic. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Step 12: Spoon filling into pastry bag Spoon the filling into a pastry bag.
  • Step 13: Remove profiteroles from oven Remove the pan from the oven. Allow the profiteroles to cool for 10 minutes.
  • Step 14: Fill the profiteroles Fill the profiteroles by inserting the tip of your pastry bag into the center of the profiterole and squeezing in your goat cheese filling.
  • Step 15: Serve and enjoy Serve and enjoy!
  • FACT: In 1998, bakers in Athens made a profiterole that weighed 4½ tons and required 1,800 eggs.

You Will Need

  • 0.5 c water
  • 0.5 c milk
  • Half a stick of butter
  • 0.5 c all-purpose flour
  • A heavy
  • 1- to 2-quart pot
  • 4.0 eggs
  • 0.25 c roasted garlic
  • 11.0 oz fresh goat cheese
  • An 11-by-17-inch sheet tray
  • Some parchment paper
  • 2.0 piping or pastry bags
  • 1.0 tsp chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1.0 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • Some salt and pepper
  • A wooden spoon
  • An oven
  • A paring knife

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