Pao De Queijo – Brazilian Cheese Puffs

Disney Park Recipe:

Location: Brazil Marketplace – Food and Wine Festival – Epcot – Walt Disney World

Source: Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – Recipes & Stories Celebrating 20 Years by Pam Brandon & The Disney Chefs



  • 1 Large egg
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cup grated queso fresco cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Grease your muffin tin.
  3. In a food processor, combine all the ingredients. Pulse until mixture is smooth. Please note the dough will be runny.
  4. Fill each muffin tin to approx 2/3 full.
  5. Bake for 18-22 minutes. Bake until light brown and puffy. They will have a crispy outside and chewy inside.
  6. Let cool on a wire rack puffs are warm but not hot.

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