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Basic Eclairs

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4
Directions

In saucepan melt butter or margarine in boiling water.
Add flour and salt all at once; stir vigorously.
Cook and stir till mixture forms a ball that doesn't separate.
Remove from heat; cool slightly.
Add eggs, one at a time; beat after each addition till smooth.
Shape on greased baking sheet as directed in recipe.
Bake at 400° till golden and puffy, 30 to 35 minutes.
Remove from oven; split.
Cool on rack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Everyday

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