Delicious Cream Puffs

Anita Hoffman


An easy to make, delicious dessert, or makes great appetizers. Recipe and photo adapted from Land O'Lakes.


★★★★★ 1 vote

12 cream puffs
15 Min
45 Min


How to Make Delicious Cream Puffs


  1. Combine water, butter and salt in heavy 2 quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat for 5 to 10 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil. Stir in flour vigorously 1 minute or until mixture forms a ball. Remove from heat.
    Cool mixture 10 minutes.
    Beat in eggs, one at a time, until smooth.
  2. Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls, 3 inches apart, onto ungreased baking sheet.
    Bake at 400 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes or until puffed and lightly browned.
    Pierce each puff gently with fork to allow steam to escape.
    Cool completely.
  3. Cut off tops; remove any filaments of soft dough.
    Just before serving, fill puffs as desired.
    Dust cream puff with powdered sugar.
    Can be topped with melted chocolate chips, instead of powdered sugar.
  4. FILLING SUGGESTIONS: ice cream, whipped cream, pudding or pie filling.
    For appetizers: chicken, seafood, tuna or egg salad.
    Fill each cream puff with about 1/2 cup salad.
  5. Can make mini cream puffs: Bake 28 to 33 minutes.

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About Delicious Cream Puffs

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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