Pao de Queijo (Cheese Puffs-Brazilian)
40 mins (prep 20, cooking 20)
7 ingredients
20 servings
I have not made this recipe, but after having been to Brazil a few times, and after having found this recipe in the Brazilian Children's Fund Cookbook (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center), I had to add this to my recipes. I hope it turns out as good as those I've tried in Brazil!

Categories:  <-60-mins , rolls~biscuits , comfort-food , taste~mood , equipment , brunch , brazilian , finger-food , time-to-make , presentation , oven , south-american , number-of-servings , breads ,
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Serving Size (12.29 g)
Servings 20
Amount per Serving
Calories 65.75 Calories from Fat 45.99
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5.11g 157.18%
Saturated Fat 1.2g 120.37%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 4.14mg 27.6%
Sodium 203.07mg 169.23%
Total Carbohydrate 2.99g 19.95%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 2.94 g %
Protein 2.11g 84.45%
Vitamin A 222.08IU% Vitamin C 0.35mg%
Calcium 72.89mg% Iron 0.02mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
grated parmesan cheese