Thursday, May 29, 2008

Cream Puffs

Cream Puffs
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 eggs
Melt butter in boiling water.
Add flour and salt.
Stir vigorously until mixture forms a ball and leaves sides of pan.
Cook about 2 minutes more until very dry.
Cool slightly.
Add eggs one at a time, beating after each until smooth.
Drop by spoonfuls onto cookie sheet.
Bake at 450 for 15 min, THEN turn the oven to 325 and bake for 25 min.
When cool, cut off tops and remove dough centers. Replace tops.
Makes 12 small puffs or 8 large ones.

Cream Filling

1 3oz pkg vanilla instant pudding...prepared and mixed with a tub of cool whip

Fill inside of cream puffs and replace tops.
(There is usually leftover filling.)

Chocolate Topping

1/2 bag chocolate chips
1 Tbs butter
1/4 cup butter

Melt together (microwave 1 minute). Add more milk if needed.
Drizzle over top of cream puffs.