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Brazilian Cheese Rolls {Gluten Free}

These little morsels of melted cheese goodness are called Pao de Queijo and they’re made with tapioca flour which means they are naturally gluten free! Yay!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Brazilian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 24 rolls
Calories: 52 kcal
Author: Jillee


  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup milk
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 1 cup tapioca flour
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ cup medium cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Blend egg, milk, oil, tapioca flour and salt in a blender until smooth.
  3. Add cheese and pulse 2 times.
  4. Pour batter into a mini muffin tin, filling each cup about ¾ full.
  5. Bake 10-15 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
Nutrition Facts
Brazilian Cheese Rolls {Gluten Free}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 52 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 76mg3%
Potassium 9mg0%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 40IU1%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.