Savory Pao de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)

Savory Pao de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread) These moreish cheese bread bites are a favorite in Brazil, and just happen to be gluten-free. Easy and delicious! Serve warm.


Original recipe yields 30 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 25 mins

    TOTAL : 10 mins

    SERVING : 30

    YIELD : 30 buns

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a baking sheet.

  • Combine milk, vegetable oil, and salt together in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Add 4 1/3 cups plus 1 tablespoon tapioca flour; stir constantly until dough easily pulls away form the sides of the pan. Remove from heat; cool 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in eggs, one at a time. Mix in Parmesan cheese.

  • Shape the dough into small balls with greased hands; place onto baking sheet a few inches apart.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until puffed and golden, about 25 minutes.

Per Serving: 126 calories; protein 2.2g; carbohydrates 17.6g; fat 5.2g; cholesterol 16.3mg; sodium 180.3mg.