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Cream Puffs Recipe

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This recipe for Cream Puffs, by , is from Ahart llFamily Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mary Iden
Added: Thursday, March 27, 2008


1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 cup water
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 eggs
filling of choice (whipped cream, pudding or fruit)

1. In a medium saucepan melt butter.
2. Add water; bring to a boil.
3. 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, about five minutes.
4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating with a wooden spoon after each addition for 1 to 2 minutes or until smooth.
5. Drop batter by heaping tablespoon 3 inches apart onto a greased baking sheet.
6. Bake in a 400 degree oven about 30 minutes or till golden brown and puffy. Remove from oven; Cool on a wire rack,
7. Split, removing any soft dough inside.
8. Fill with whipped cream, pudding or fruit mixture.

Makes 10




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