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Loretta's Cream Puffs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Haynes

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
FILLING
1 cup flour
1 cups sugar
tsp. salt
4 cups cold milk
4 eggs, beaten
2 tsp. vanilla

SHELLS
2 cups water
2 cups flour
1 cup shortening
6 eggs

Directions:
Directions:
FILLING
Combine flour, sugar and salt. Mix well. Add small amount of milk and mix well: add beaten eggs and remaining milk. Cook until thick.

SHELLS
Heat shortening and water until water boils. Add flour all at once. Mix thoroughly; cooking and stirring until smooth mass leaves the side of the pan in a ball. Remove from heat. Cool to room temperature. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Drop by tablespoonful onto lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake at 425 degrees for 20 minutes. Reduce to 350 degrees and bake an additional 20 minutes. When cool enough to handle, cut off tops and remove webbing. Return to oven an additional 5 10 minutes till dry inside. Place scoop of filling in each puff.

 

 

 

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