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Miniature Puffs

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Miniature Puffs are a good way to snack. They are easy and simple to make, and do not long preparations. If you wish to fill the puffs with some sweet or savory stuffing and made into an interesting snack.
Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fat 1 Tablespoon (For Frying)
  Confectioner sugar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1)In a saucepan, melt butter and add boiling water.
2)Add flour and salt all at once.
3)Cook the mixture on medium heat until mixture leaves sides of pan and is smooth and compact, about 2 minutes. Keep stirring.
4)Remove from heat and cool about 1 minute.
5)Add eggs, one at a time, beat vigorously after each addition until mixture is smooth and glossy.
6)Then, add vanilla.
7)In a pan, heat fat and drop batter and fry for 4 to 6 minutes, or until golden brown. Drain.

SERVING
8)Sprinkle confectioners' sugar and serve hot or cold.

TIPS
Be sure to leave them in the hot fat long enough to puff up just like cream puffs baked in the oven.
Miniature puffs may also be split open and filled as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Deep Fried
Ingredient: 
Flour
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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