Gruyere Cheese Croquettes


Ingredients for Gruyere Cheese Croquettes

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • Yolks 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mild cheese, cut in very small cubes
  • ½ cup grated Gruyere cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • Few grains cayenne


  1. Make a thick white sauce, using butter, flour, and milk, add yolks of eggs without first beating, and stir until well mixed; then add grated cheese.
  2. As soon as cheese melts, remove from fire, fold in cheese cubes, and season with salt, pepper, and cayenne.
  3. Spread in a shallow pan, and cool.
  4. Turn on a board, cut in small squares or strips, dip in crumbs, egg, and crumbs again, fry in deep fat, and drain on brown paper.
  5. Serve for a cheese course.
Gruyere Cheese Croquettes