Let’s be honest for a quick second: Appetizers are probably one of the best parts of any party or meal. Why? Because they’re small but mighty, packing in a whole lot of taste in less square inches and (of course) they come first!

That being said, it’s hard to make a million appetizers that offer your guests some variety if you’re doing it all yourself!

In comes this make-ahead recipe for gougeres. This savory French pastry is not only totally decadent and addictive on its own, but it can actually be styled three ways to satisfy your every need.

From bacon stuffed to fig-topped, this gougeres recipe is super versatile and delicious! Serve these up alongside each other on a wooden board at your party and prepared to get praise for you incredible baking skills.

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