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Cream Puff Monsters

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Cream Puff Monsters, on your dinner table for Halloween, are going to scare the kids out of their wits! Of course, this is all in fun and they are going to enjoy the party. Try these Cream Puff Monsters out for a spooky dinner ! Get set go ! Come back here to tell me if you've managed to scare the kids with these colorful creamy puffs.
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 14 Tablespoon (3/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Baking cocoa 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Instant chocolate pudding mix 3 9⁄10 Ounce (1 Package)
  Cold milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Green food coloring 2 Drop
  Yellow food coloring 2 Drop
  Red food coloring 2 Drop
  Blue food coloring 2 Drop
  Vanilla frosting 16 Ounce (1 Can)
  Sprinkles 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Small candies 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Slivered almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Combine flour, sugar and cocoa; set aside.
In a saucepan over medium heat, bring water and butter to a boil; reduce heat to low.
Add flour mixture all at once; stir until a smooth ball forms.
Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.
Beat until smooth.
Cover baking sheets with foil; grease foil.
Drop batter by tablespoonfuls at least 2 in.apart onto baking sheets.
Bake at 400° for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned.
Lift foil and transfer to a wire rack.
Immediately cut a slit in each puff to allow steam to escape; cool.
In a mixing bowl, beat pudding mix and milk according to package directions; set aside.
When puffs are cool; split and remove soft dough from inside.
Spoon pudding into puffs; replace tops.
Following food coloring package directions, combine red and yellow to make orange, and red and blue to make purple.
Divide frosting among three microwave-safe bowls; tint with orange, purple and green food coloring.
Microwave frosting until thin (not runny).
Spoon one or more colors of frosting onto puffs.
Add sprinkles and candy for eyes; use almonds for teeth or whiskers.
Chill.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Occasion: 
Halloween
Interest: 
Party

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11 Comments

sumer mehta's picture
these creamy puffs may sound exciting to kids!
Anonymous's picture
Last weekend I tried these Cream Puff Monsters for my kids and they simply love it..Gonna try this sometime again soon...
Anonymous's picture
Must try recipe :)
festivalfoods's picture
Delightful treats!
sweetgal's picture
Im going to let the kids make their own monsters and let them use their creativity instead of doing it for them!
Anonymous's picture
wow, i'm sure the kids wud be excited about these monsters!
thot4food's picture
delicious monsters for sure
Aliena Varghese's picture
neat stuff
thespicychef's picture
A perfect Halloween dish......a must try...
bronzegoddess.bright's picture
can't wait to lay my hands on these monsters!
Gourmet.lover's picture
This is one amazing dessert and my Halloween is certainly incomplete without it. Strongly recommended.