Warning: these are seriously addictive! You can't stop eating them! If you like blue cheese, you are in for quite a treat. The toasted pine nuts give these little gems quite a distinct flavor. These are a wonderful appetizer or simply a snack. Enjoy!
-1 cup water
-1 stick (1/2 cup) salted butter
-1/2 tsp dried thyme
-1/4 tsp pepper
-1 cup flour
-4 large eggs
-5 oz crumbled gorgonzola cheese
-5 oz crumbled blue cheese
-4 oz shredded apple smoked gruyere cheese
-1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted
Preheat oven to 400 F. Line 3 cookie sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
In a medium saucepan, combine water, butter, thyme and pepper. Bring to a boil. Add the flour and stir vigorously with a wooden spoon until a ball forms. Remove from heat. Transfer to a bowl and let it cool for about 10 minutes.
Using the same wooden spoon, stir for a few seconds. Add the eggs, one at a time, stirring well after each addition. Add the cheeses and pine nuts. Mix very well.
Transfer dough to pastry bag. Pipe onto prepared sheets.
Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden and firm.
Serve warm or at room temperature. Enjoy!