Miniature Cream Puffs
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup butter or margarine
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 4 eggs
- Cream Puff Filling
- Butter Frosting (recipes follows)
- Combine water and butter in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Add salt and flour, all at once, stirring vigorously over low heat until mixture leaves sides of pan and forms a smooth ball. Remove from heat, and cool slightly.
- Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition; beat until batter is smooth.
- Drop batter by rounded teaspoonfuls, 3 inches apart, onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 425° for 15 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Remove to wire racks, and cool away from drafts.
- Cut tops off cream puffs; pull out and discard soft dough inside. Fill bottom halves with filling; replace top, and spread frosting on top half. Serve immediately or refrigerate.
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