Cream Puffs

85 16 servings, 1 cream puff (28 g) each
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16 servings, 1 cream puff (28 g) each

You don't have to be an expert pastry chef to create delicate cream puffs at home. All you need to do is follow the 3 simple steps in our Cream Puffs recipe!

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  • Heat oven to 400ºF.
  • Bring water and butter to boil in large saucepan. Add flour. Remove from heat. Stir vigorously until well blended. Return to heat; cook and stir on medium heat 2 min. or until mixture pulls away from side of pan and forms ball. Cool 5 min. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating with wooden spoon after each until well blended. Drop, 2 inches apart, into 16 small mounds on baking sheets sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 25 min. or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks; cool completely. Meanwhile, beat pudding mix and milk in medium bowl with whisk 2 min. Stir in Cool Whip. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Cut puffs horizontally in half with serrated knife; remove any soft dough from insides of puffs. Fill bottoms of puffs with pudding mixture; replace tops. Melt chocolate as directed on package; drizzle over cream puffs.

How to Store

Keep refrigerated.


  • 16 servings, 1 cream puff (28 g) each

Healthy Living

Diet Exchange

  • 1/2 Fats

Nutrition Bonus

This easy, yet elegant, dessert tastes great and can fit into a healthful eating plan!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings, 1 cream puff (28 g) each
Calories 35
% Daily Value
Total fat 2g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 55mg
Carbohydrate 4g
Dietary fibre 0g
Sugars 1g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 2 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • Lisa___dee |

    I've made these a few times now. I never realized how easy fresh cream puffs are. Super easy, light, fluffy... A staple dessert recipe for this mama.

  • carolpike |

    First time ever making cream puffs. Turned out perfect! Definitely make again.

  • plavend |

    Thank goodness for the review that said to keep at it. It didn't look like the eggs were going to incorporate, but I kept at it and it worked! Next time I will use my KitchenAid, for less of a workout. I had to lower the heat to 375°F as well as the peaks were burning but the puffs were still raw. And I made homemade bavarian cream instead of instant. But there were awesome and I will make them again!