Yield: 30 each
|2 tablespoons||Butter or margarine|
|½ cup||All purpose flour|
|⅓ cup||Shredded swiss cheese|
|1 cup||Sliced almonds|
|Oil for deep frying|
Place water, salt, nutmeg and butter or margarine in a 2-quart saucepan. Bring mixture to a full rolling boil over high heat.
Add flour all at once. Remove pan from heat. Stir until mixture forms a ball and leaves sides of pan. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until mixture is smooth and shiny. Add cheese and stir until blended.
Drop mixture by teaspoons into almonds in a shallow pan. Roll to coat evenly and shape into a ¾ in ball. Place on waxed paper and let stand 10 to 15 min.
Pour oil to a depth of 1½ to 2 inches into a deep, heavy frying pan or electric skillet. heat to 370 degrees. Fry Cheese balls about 8 at a time, until golden brown on all sides. 2 to 3 minutes.
Remove with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
Keep balls warm in oven at 200 degrees until all are fried. Serve hot.
Submitted By LORRIE SMITH On 12-11-95