Chocolate Cheese Eclairs

Recipe by spatchcock
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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 400°F.
  • Mix flour, cocoa and sugar.
  • Heat water and margarine in 3-quart saucepan to a rolling boil.
  • Stir in flour mixture.
  • Stir vigorously over low heat until mixture forms a ball, about 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Beat in eggs; continue beating until smooth.
  • Drop dough by about 1/4 cupfuls 3 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  • With spatula, shape each into finger 4 1/2 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide.
  • Bake until puffed and darker brown on top, 35 to 40 minutes; cool.
  • Cut off tops; pull out any filaments of soft dough.
  • Fill eclairs with Chocolate Cheese Filling; replace tops.
  • Spread with Cocoa Glaze just before serving.
  • Refrigerate any remaining eclairs.
  • CHOCOLATE CHEESE FILLING: Heat chocolate chips in small heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted; cool.
  • Beat cream cheese, sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth and creamy.
  • Stir in chocolate.
  • Beat whipping cream in chilled bowl until soft peaks form.
  • Fold in chocolate mixture.
  • COCOA GLAZE:Mix powdered sugar and cocoa.
  • Stir in milk until smooth.
  • If necessary, stir in additional milk, 1/2 teaspoon at a time, until of desired consistency.
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