Christmas Recipes

Cream Puffs


1/2 c. water
1/4 c. butter
1/2 c, flour
2 eggs


Heat oven to 400 degrees. Heat water and butter to rolling boil in saucepan. Stir in flour. stir vigorously over low heat until mixture form a ball, about 1 minute; remove from heat. Beat in eggs, all at once; continue beating until smooth. Drop dough by scant 1/4 cupfuls about 3 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until puffed and golden, 35 to 40 minutes. Cool away from draft. Cut off tops; pull out any filaments of soft dough. Fill puff with cream filling. Replace tops; dust with powdered sugar. Refrigerate until serving time. Makes 6 puffs.

1/3 c. sugar
2 Tbs. cornstarch
1/8 tsp. salt
2 c. milk
2 egg yolks, beaten
2 Tbs. butter, softened
2 tsp. vanilla

Mix sugar, cornstarch and salt in a 2 qt. saucepan. Stir in milk gradually. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir at least half of the hot mixture gradually into egg yolks. Blend into hot mixture. Boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat; stirin butter and vanilla; cool,

Added On: 2006-06-12
Submitted By: Anonymous
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¬ Cookie ¬ Dessert ¬ Snack

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