Cream Puffs

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 33.9
  • Total Fat: 1.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 37.0 mg
  • Sodium: 35.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 1.6 g

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Number of Servings: 24


    1 C boiling water
    ½ C butter/margarine
    ¼ t salt
    1 C all-purpose flour
    4 eggs
    Whipped cream


Preheat oven to 425 F
Combine water, butter, and salt in medium sauce pan. Stir to melt butter. Bring to a boil
Add flour all at once. Stir vigorously until it forms a ball and pulls away from the sides of the pan.
Remove from heat.
Add eggs one at a time, beating thoroughly after each.
Drop by spoonfuls onto a greased baking sheet, leaving room for expansion
Bake for 30 mins. Should look dry with no beads of moisture showing
Cool on rack. When cool, cut top almost off, fill with whipped cream.

Makes 12 large puffs or 24 small puffs.

Variations: Drizzle with caramel, chocolate, or butterscotch sauce
Could also fill with tuna, ham or egg salad

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AJTURNER.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Very Good
    I was craving cream puffs. These were really good. I used the fat free cool whip in them. - 12/27/10

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    Same as my recipe - my family thinks they are ex! - 12/8/08

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    I am going to make this recipe for our Church Ladie's meeting next week. - 3/2/08

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    very good - 3/22/07