Cream Puffs

Serves makes 10

Ingredients:

1/2 cup margarine or butter
1 cup all-purpose flour
4 eggs
pudding, whipped cream, ice cream, sherbet, or fresh fruit
powdered sugar, optional

Directions:

  1. In a medium saucepan combine margarine or butter, 1 cup of water, and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Bring to boiling. Add flour all at once, stirring vigorously. Cook and stir till mixture forms a ball that doesn't separate. Remove from heat. Cool 10 minutes.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating with a wooden spoon after each addition till smooth.
  3. Drop batter by heaping tablespoons, 3 inches apart onto a greased baking sheet. Bake in a 400 degrees F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or till golden. Cool on a wire rack.
  4. Split puffs and remove any soft dough from inside. Fill with the pudding, whipped cream, ice cream, sherbet, or fuit. Replace tops. Lightly sift powdered sugar over tops, if desired.