"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found."--Calvin Trillin

Vanilla Cream Puffs Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Vanilla Cream Puffs, by , is from The Schewe Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Diana Walsh
Added: Friday, August 12, 2005


1 c water
1/2 cup butter (not oleo)
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup flour
4 eggs

1 1/2 cup cold milk
1 pkg instant vanilla pudding
1/2 to 1 tsp vanilla or almond extract
2 cup heavy crream, whipped

Glaze: 6 tbsp choc. chips
1 1/2 tsp shortening
3/4 tsp corn syrup
1/4 tsp cinnamon

In lg pan, bring water, butter and salt to a boil. Add flour all at once and stir until smooth ball forms. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Beat until mixture is smooth and satiny. Drop by 1/4 cup, 3 inches apart unto greased baking sheet. Bake 400 for 30-35 minutes. Remove and immediately split puffs open, remove tops and set aside. Discard soft dough inside
Filling: Beat milk, pudding and extract for 2 minutes and let stand for 5 minutes. Fold in whipped cream and fill puffs, replacing tops.

Glaze: In heavy pan, combine glaze ingredients. Cook and stir over low heat until chocolate is melted and mix is smooth. Drizzle over cream puffs and chill at least 1 hour before serving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
One of Tom and Chris's favorites




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!