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Cream Puffs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Wilkinson
Added: Sunday, November 12, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. water
1/2 c. shortening
1 c. sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
4 eggs

Directions:
Directions:
Combine water and shortening in saucepan and bring to a boil. Combine flour and salt. Add dry ingredients to boiling liquid, stirring constantly until mixture follows spoon around pan in compact ball. Remove from heat and let stand 1 minute. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Drop mixture by tablespoon on oiled cookie sheet, heaping batter to center of mound. Bake at 450 for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 and bake 25 minutes longer. Fill puffs with chocolate or vanilla pudding to which 2 squares of melted unsweetened chocolate have been added. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12 puffs

 

 

 

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