How to Make Cheddar Cheese-Scallion Popovers

This is my go-to recipe for gatherings of family & friends. It's a big hit but little do folks know I got the recipe from Weight Watchers & they're a healthy 3 point snack. Now they know!

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How to Make Cheddar Cheese-Scallion Popovers Recipe
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Preheat oven to 450°F. Lightly spray popover, muffin or cupcake pan with nonstick spray.

Preheat oven to 450°F. Lightly spray popover, muffin or cupcake pan with nonstick spray.

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I like to use mini cupcake pans sometimes too. Most of the time, I use both so you have a variety of sizes.

I like to use mini cupcake pans sometimes too. Most of the time, I use both so you have a variety of sizes.

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Grate the cheddar cheese so you have 1-1/2 cups of cheese. If you used the reduced fat cheese, these will be healthier. But you can also use regular cheese as well.

Grate the cheddar cheese so you have 1-1/2 cups of cheese. If you used the reduced fat cheese, these will be healthier. But you can also use regular cheese as well.

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Chop the scallions (about 4) until you have 1/2 cup. Make sure they are finely chopped.

Chop the scallions (about 4) until you have 1/2 cup. Make sure they are finely chopped.

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In a mixing bowl (or blender) put the 1-1/2 cup milk. Fo the healthier version, use low fat or non fat milk. But you can use regular milk too.

In a mixing bowl (or blender) put the 1-1/2 cup milk. Fo the healthier version, use low fat or non fat milk. But you can use regular milk too.

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Then 1-1/2 cup all purpose flour.

Then 1-1/2 cup all purpose flour.

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Drop in the 3 eggs.

Drop in the 3 eggs.

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Next, 1 teaspoon salt and...

Next, 1 teaspoon salt and...

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1/4 teaspoon cayenne.

1/4 teaspoon cayenne.

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Mix until smooth. If using a blender, blend until smooth. The batter will be liquidy.

Mix until smooth. If using a blender, blend until smooth. The batter will be liquidy.

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When batter is smooth, add 1 cup of the cheddar cheese (the rest we're saving for the topping).

When batter is smooth, add 1 cup of the cheddar cheese (the rest we're saving for the topping).

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Then add the chopped scallions to the batter. (Sorry for the out of focus photo!)

Then add the chopped scallions to the batter. (Sorry for the out of focus photo!)

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Mix well.

Mix well.

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Pour about 1/3 cup of batter into each of the the prepared muffin, cupcake or popover cups.

Pour about 1/3 cup of batter into each of the the prepared muffin, cupcake or popover cups.

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Almost ready!

Almost ready!

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Sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese onto each of the popovers.

Sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese onto each of the popovers.

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Now they're ready to go into the oven!

Now they're ready to go into the oven!

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Bake the popovers 15 minutes in the 450°F oven. Then reduce the oven heat to 375°F and bake until golden brown, 8 to 10 minutes longer.

Bake the popovers 15 minutes in the 450°F oven. Then reduce the oven heat to 375°F and bake until golden brown, 8 to 10 minutes longer.

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Done! It's best to serve the popovers hot or warm. So when I am taking them to a party, I throw them in the host's oven for a couple of minutes to warm them up.

Done! It's best to serve the popovers hot or warm. So when I am taking them to a party, I throw them in the host's oven for a couple of minutes to warm them up.

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When you put these out, you'll see why they're called popovers. Not only do they pop up while cooking but people also pop them in their mouths. Alot. They're so delicious, quick & easy to make! Enjoy!

When you put these out, you'll see why they're called popovers. Not only do they pop up while cooking but people also pop them in their mouths. Alot. They're so delicious, quick & easy to make! Enjoy!

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