Grandma's Cream Puffs

Recipe by ChipotleChick
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Bring water to boiling in a medium pan.
  • Add crisco, and stir until melted.
  • Return to boiling and quickly add flour and salt.
  • Cook, stirring constantly, until it is a smooth, compact mass.
  • Cool slightly.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Beat until mixture is thick and shiny. Shape into 12 balls (mounds for cream puffs, or shape them a little oblong for eclairs).
  • Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to 350 and bake an additional 20-25 minutes.
  • Make a slit in the side, top, or bottom, and cool.
  • Using a spoon or pastry bag, fill with preferred custard, pudding, or whipped cream.
  • Chill if desired.