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Chicken Cream Puffs

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Ingredients
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Large
  Cooked chicken 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced
  Chopped sweet pickles 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Celery 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Grated onion To Taste
  Mayonnaise 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to a temperature of 400 degrees.
2) In a bowl, add chicken, pickles, celery, onion, salt and pepper and mix well. Add mayonnaise to mixture.

MAKING
3) In a saucepan placed over medium flame, combine water, butter and salt. Bring mixture to a boil.
4) Remove mixture from flame and beat into flour with a spoon. Place flour mixture over low flame and stir till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan and forms a ball. Remove from flame.
5) Add one egg to the balled mixture and beat till it has blended well. Then add the remaining egg and beat till the concoction is smooth.
6) On an ungreased cookie sheet, drop the smoothened mixture with a teaspoon 2 inches apart. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
7) Removed baked puff from the cookie sheet and allow to cool on a wire rack. Cleanly cut off tops with a sharp knife.
8) Stuff the puffs with chicken mixture and replace tops.

SERVING
9) Serve at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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