Sweet & savory appetizer puffs

Yield: 48 appetizers

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Water
½ cup Butter
⅔ cup All-purpose flour
12 ounces Neufchatel cheese OR- cream cheese
1 cup California dried figs (finely chopped)
⅔ cup Whole wheat flour
5 Eggs
9 slices Bacon crisply cooked & crumbled
2 tablespoons Chutney



For puffs, bring water and butter to a boil. Add flours, all at once, stirring well for about a minute. Turn dough into mixer bowl or food processor. Add eggs (one at a time, if using mixer; all at once if processor). Mix or process until smooth and shiny. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheet. Bake in a 400 degree F. oven for 20 minutes, until well browned. Cool. Split. Fill each puff with about 1-½ teaspoons of filling. For filling, combine all ingredients in a small bowl blending well.

Source: Wonderful Ways with California Dried Figs Reprinted with the permission of The California Fig Advisory Board Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

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