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coconut mini cream puffs

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Dana Ramsey
Somewhere in, PA

Our son is getting married and I am in charge of the Rehearsal Dinner . . . I came up with these for a desert and they turned out wonderful and they were super easy to make.

(1 rating)
yield 8 people

Ingredients For coconut mini cream puffs

  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
    buter cubed
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 2
  • 1/4 c
    pecans, finely chopped
  • 1 pkg
    coconut cream instant pudding mix (small pk)
  • 1/4 c
    shredded coconut
  • hot fudge sauce, heated
  • shredded coconut

How To Make coconut mini cream puffs

  • 1
    Mix the pudding according to the instructions on the package, fold in coconut and chill.
  • 2
    In a large saucepan bring your water, butter and salt to a boil. Add the flour all at once and stir until a smooth ball forms. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes. Add your eggs one at a time and beat well after each addition. Continue to beat until mixture is smooth and shiny. Stir in pcans.
  • 3
    Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 3 inches apart onto a greased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire rack and immediatley split puffs open and remove tops and set aside. Discard any soft dough inside the puffs. Cool completely.
  • 4
    Fill the puffs with the pudding mixture, place tops on and drizzle the hot fudge sauce using and tiny whisk and sprinkle coconut on top.
  • 5
    Note: Will post pictures soon.

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