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Savory Cream Puffs

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Ingredients
  Water 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Butter 125 Gram (1/2 Cup)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  All purpose flour 150 Gram (1 Cup)
  Eggs 4
  Cream cheese 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Celery salt 1 Pinch
  Chopped chives 1 Tablespoon
  Milk 100 Milliliter (1/3 Cup)
Directions

To make cream puff paste, heat water, butter and salt in a medium saucepan over low heat.
When butter has melted, increase heat and bring to a boil.
Remove pan from heat; add flour all at once.
Mix with a wooden spoon to make a paste.
Return to heat and beat until mixture forms a smooth ball.
Cool.
Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
Grease baking sheets.
Beat eggs into cooled mixture one at a time.
Pipe or spoon mixture in small balls onto greased baking sheets.
Bake about 20 minutes or until crisp and golden brown.
Remove from baking sheets.
Cut puffs in half; cool on a rack.
To make filling, put cream cheese, paprika, celery salt and chives into a small bowl.
Beat in enough milk to give a piping consistency.
Put filling into a pastry bag fitted with a fluted nozzle.
Use two-thirds of mixture to fill cooled puffs.
Top with rosettes of remaining filling.
Add a selection of garnishes as illustrated.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Everyday

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