classic eggnog cream puffs

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Vanessa "Nikita" Milare
from Hilo, HI

I found this recipe online one year & tried it for a small X-mas party. It didnt turn out so good cuase I place it on the counter next to the window. Wasnt good. I learned my lesson.

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
serves 10
prep time 25 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For classic eggnog cream puffs

  • CREAM PUFFS:
  • 1 c
    water
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 4
    eggs
  • powdered sugar
  • EGGNONG CREAM:
  • 1 pkg
    vanilla instant pudding & pie filling mix
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 tsp
    rum extract
  • 1/4 tsp
    ginger, ground
  • 2 c
    heavy whipping cream

How To Make classic eggnog cream puffs

  • 1
    First pre-heat the oven to 400F. Then in a 2 1/2 quart saucepan. Heat the water & butter to a rolling boil. The stir in the flour. Make sure to stir vigorously over low heat for about 1 min or until the mixture forms a ball. Then remove from the heat. Then beat in the eggs all at once. Continue beating until mixture is smooth.
  • 2
    Next drop dough by scant about 1/4 cupfuls 3 inches apart onto a ungreased cookie sheet. Then bake for about 35 to 40 mins or until puffy & golden brown. Keep cool away from a draft.
  • 3
    Next in a large bowl beat all the eggnog cream ingredients except the cream with an electric mixer on low speed 1 to 2 mins or until smooth.
  • 4
    Then cut off the tops of the cooled puffs. Pull out any soft dough & fill the puffs with eggnong cream. Then replace the tops. Sprinkle with the powdered sugar & serve immediately. Store covered in the refrigerator.
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