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Chocolate Pecan Cream Puffs

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Unsweetened cocoa powder 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Eggs 4
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Coffee ice cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Marshmallow fluff 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Water 3 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 450 degrees.

MAKING
2) In 1 cup of boiling water, melt the butter or margarine.
3) Sift together the flour, cocoa powder, sugar and ΒΌ teaspoon salt.
4) Add the sifted ingredients to the butter-water mixture all at once. Stir well.
5) Cook the mixture, constantly stirring, till it forms a ball that does not separate.
6) Add the eggs, one at a time, vigorously beating after each addition till the mixture is smooth.
7) Add the pecans and stir well.
8) Onto a greased baking sheet, drop the dough by heaping tablespoons.
9) Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes, reduce the temperature of the oven to 325 degrees, and bake for another 20 minutes.
10) Remove the preparation from the oven and split.
11) Turn the oven off, put the puffs back in to dry for about 20 minutes.
12) Remove the excess soft centers, if any. Cool.
13) To make the Marshmallow Sauce, heat the marshmallow fluff and water over medium-low heat, constantly stirring, till the ingredients have combine together well. Cool.

SERVING
14) Fill the puffs with chilled coffee ice cream, top with the Marshmallow Sauce and serve at room temperature as a dessert.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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