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Vanilla Cream Puff Dessert Recipe
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Vanilla Cream Puff Dessert Recipe

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Inspired by classic cream puffs, this recipe is a wonderful treat. I've served it at Cub Scout banquets, birthday parties and holidays. I'm a regular baker, and this dessert is one of my all-time favorites.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES: 15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 4 eggs
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2-1/2 cups cold 2% milk
  • 2 packages (3.4 ounces each) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Chocolate syrup

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 248 calories, 17 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 273 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, bring the water, butter and salt to a boil. Add flour all at once and stir until a smooth ball forms. Continue beating until smooth and shiny. Remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  2. Pour into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 400° for 28-30 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. For filling, in a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, milk and pudding mixes until smooth. Spread over the crust; refrigerate for 20 minutes. Spread with whipped topping. Store in the refrigerator. Just before serving, drizzle with chocolate syrup. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Cream Puff Dessert in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2006, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 248 calories, 17 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 273 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Nov. 13, 2012

Have made this numerous times and always come home with an empty pan. Yummy!

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Reviewed Oct. 5, 2012

I have made this numerous times. The end product always impresses everyone and they seem to think it is complicated to make. It is quite simple and absolutely delicious. I would definitely recommend!

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Reviewed Sep. 23, 2011

Wonderful dessert! I have made it with sugar free pudding mix and low fat whipped topping for a lighter dessert. Always fabulous.

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Reviewed Jul. 21, 2011

This is always the first dessert to go at any gathering. LOVE IT!!!

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Reviewed Mar. 6, 2010

I loved this recipe....I bake for a living and my customers loved it!

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