Brazilian Cheese Bread

Gluten Free

This recipe for Pão de Queijo, a traditional Brazilian Cheese Bread, contains Rosemary oil which provides a distinct flavor while simultaneously helping to support healthy digestion.* Serve these light cheesy puffs as an addictive appetizer or as a perfect side to your next plate of rice and beans. Que gostoso!


2 cups Tapioca flour
1 cup milk
½ cup butter or vegetable oil
1 drop Rosemary essential oil
1 ½ cups Parmesan cheese
2 eggs
1 teaspoon salt to taste
1 teaspoon minced garlic

Tip: Tapioca Flour can be found at specialty markets such as Whole Foods or Asian markets and is also called manioc starch, cassava flour, or tapioca starch.


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a large saucepan, bring milk, butter, and salt to a boil. Once boiling, remove from heat.
  3. Add tapioca flour slowly until mixed well.
  4. Add eggs one at a time until combined.
  5. Add cheese and Rosemary oil and mix again until smooth. Mixture should be soft and sticky.
  6. Using your hands and a spoon, form and drop golf-sized balls onto an ungreased baking sheet or muffin tin.
  7. Bake for about 20 minutes or until golden brown. Recipe yields about 20 cheese puffs.


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