Recipes and Cooking Dream Cream Puffs 4.5 (2) Low in fat and calories, these light and airy chocolate dessert puffs are filled with a fat-free, minty chocolate filling. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 25 mins Cool Time: 60 mins Bake Time: 30 mins Total Time: 115 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray ½ cup water 2 tablespoon butter or margarine ½ cup all-purpose flour 2 eggs 1 4-serving-size package instant chocolate pudding mix or reduced-calorie regular chocolate pudding mix 2 cup fat-free milk ⅛ teaspoon peppermint extract Sifted powdered sugar Fresh strawberries (optional) Directions Lightly coat a baking sheet with cooking spray; set aside. In a small saucepan combine water and butter. Bring to boiling. Add flour all at once, stirring vigorously. Cook and stir until mixture forms a ball. Remove from heat. Cool for 10 minutes. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well with a wooden spoon after each addition. Drop mixture in 8 mounds, 3 inches apart, on the prepared baking sheet. Bake in a 400 degree F oven about 30 minutes or until golden. Transfer cream puffs to a wire rack; cool. Cut tops from cream puffs; remove soft dough from inside. Cool completely on a wire rack. Meanwhile, for filling, prepare pudding mix according to package directions using the fat-free milk. Stir in peppermint extract. Cover surface with plastic wrap. Chill. To serve, spoon about 1/4 cup of the filling into the bottom half of each cream puff. Replace tops. Sprinkle with sifted powdered sugar. If desired, garnish with fresh strawberries. Makes 8 servings. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 146 Calories 4g Fat 22g Carbs 4g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 146 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 63mg 21% Sodium 284mg 12% Total Carbohydrate 22g 8% Protein 4g Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 80.8mg 6% Iron 0.7mg 4% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.