Mother’s Day Cream Puffs


  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  •  1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  •  1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 eggs


Melt butter in 1 cup boiling water.

Add flour and salt all at once; stir vigorously until a stiff dough forms

Roll the ball around the inside of the pan until it becomes a smooth ball.

Remove from heat; cool.

Form a well in the dough and add the eggs, one at a time, mixing until each is incorporated.

Drop heaping tablespoons of dough, 3 inches apart, onto a greased cookie sheet.

Bake at 400 degrees until golden brown and puffy, about 30 minutes.

Cool on a rack before splitting and filling.