Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Cream Puffs

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small saucepan, bring the water, butter and sugar to a boil.
  • Combine flour and pie spice; add to water mixture all at once and stir until a smooth ball forms.
  • Remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Continue beating until mixture is smooth and shiny.
  • Drop 12 rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto a greased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 400° for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove to a wire rack.
  • Immediately split puffs open; remove tops and set aside.
  • Discard soft dough from inside; cool puffs.
  • For filling, in a small mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, pumpkin, sugar and pie spice until smooth.
  • Pipe into cream puffs.
  • Top each with 1 tablespoon whipped topping; replace tops.
  • For frosting, in a small bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, butter, vanilla and enough milk to achieve desired consistency.
  • Tint 1 tablespoon frosting green and 2 teaspoons orange; set aside.
  • Stir cocoa into the remaining frosting.
  • Pipe jack-o'-lantern faces with orange and chocolate frosting.
  • Pipe stems with green frosting.
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