Simple and Easy Cream Puffs

These cream puffs are the dessert people BEG me to bring to parties. What they don’t know is how truly easy they are to make!


  • 1/2 cup one stick butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 small boxes instant vanilla pudding,
  • 3.4 oz each 1 1/3 cup cold whole milk powdered sugar



  1. !Cream Puffs: Preheat oven to 375 degrees Melt stick of butter and water to a rolling boil Stir in flour and stir vigorously over low heat until mixture leaves the pan (comes off the sides) and is in a ball (about 1 minute) Remove from heat and cool for a couple of minutes Beat in eggs (one at a time) with a mixer Beat mixture until smooth and velvety Drop by spoonfuls (walnut sized) onto a baking sheet lined with a silicone mat or parchment paper Bake until DRY, 20-25 minutes (maybe longer) Allow cream puffs to cool completely !Filling: Mix instant vanilla pudding with whole milk until the pudding is dissolved Put mixture in the refrigerator (at least an hour) !Assembly: Slice the cream puffs in half and fill with the chilled pudding Sprinkle with powdered sugar

You can make different flavors of filling by simply changing the flavor of pudding.

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