Cream Puffs


1 stick butter
1 cup water
1 cup flour
Dash of salt
4 eggs
Cream Puff Filling (recipe follows)


Put butter and water in a saucepan. Place over low heat until mixture boils. Add flour and salt all at once and cook until thick and smooth, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and add unbeaten eggs, one at a time, mixing thoroughly after each addition. Place dough in mounds about 1-½ inches apart on a greased baking sheet and bake at 400 degrees F about 35 minutes, until puffed and golden. To fill, cut horizontally with a sharp knife. Fill with Cream Puff Filling or with whipped cream.

Cream Puff Filling


Makes 12 puffs.

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Very easy and surprisingly

Very easy and surprisingly filling as well. I will probably do this again since the family seems to like it so much. As far as changes, I would recommend a little more than a dash of salt in the pastry but everything else I would leave alone. Overall - a solid 4 Stars!