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Cream Puffs

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Cream puffs are light hollow dessert pastries simply prepared with flour, milk and eggs. The cream puffs can be served with fillings of whipped crem, chocolate or puddings and custards. Delightfully soft, these simple desserts can make your dinner a success.
Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Dash
  Eggs 2
Directions

Melt butter in 1/2 cup boiling water.
Add flour and salt all at once; stir vigorously.
Cook and stir till mixture forms a ball that doesn't separate.
Remove from heat; cool slightly.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each till smooth.
Drop by heaping tablespoons 3 inches apart on greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 450° for 15 minutes, then at 325° for 25 minutes.
Remove from oven; split; remove excess moist membrane.
Turn oven off; put cream puffs back in to dry, about 20 minutes.
Cool on rack.
Wrap extra cream puffs tightly in moisture vapor proof material; label with contents and date; freeze.
To serve, fill with pudding, whipped cream, or ice cream and top with favorite sauce

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Servings: 
5

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