"Plain fresh bread, its crust shatteringly crisp. Sweet cold butter. There is magic in the way they come together in your mouth to make a single perfect bite."--Ruth Reichl

Cream Puffs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandma Trail
Added: Sunday, June 24, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 C Butter
1 C boiling Water
1 C Flour
1/4 tsp Salt
4 Eggs

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter in boiling water over med heat. Add flour and salt all at on time; stir vigorously until the mixture forms a ball that doesn't separate. Remove from heat and cool slightly. Add eggs one at a time, beating hard after each addition until mixture is smooth. Drop puffs from a tablespoon 2 inches apart onto a greased cookie sheet.
Bake 400 40-55 minutes

Remove from cookie sheet and cool on a wire rack. When cream puffs are cold, cut side of each and fill with whipped cream or vanilla pudding

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12 puffs
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
When Rock and I were first married Alice would fix these in the summer; I fell in love with them. Later, they became a favorite of the kids. I frost the top with chocolate frosting. YUMMY

 

 

 

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