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Make these sugary pastries even tastier by stuffing them! A spoonful of dulce de leche and a dollop of sweetened whipped cream make these churro puffs even better than the classic recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cool:
10 mins
bake:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 5 mins
Servings:
15
Yield:
15 cream puffs
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. In a small bowl combine sugar and cinnamon. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. In a medium saucepan combine the water, butter, and salt. Bring to boiling over medium. Add flour all at once; stir vigorously. Cook and stir until mixture forms a ball, 1 to 2 minutes. Cool 10 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

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  • Drop 15 heaping tablespoons of dough onto prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle generously with the cinnamon-sugar mixture.

  • Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden and firm. Remove churro puffs to a wire rack; let cool.

  • Before serving, cut tops from cream puffs; remove soft dough from inside. Fill each with a rounded tablespoon of dulce de leche. Add a spoonful of Sweetened Whipped Cream, pudding, or ice cream. Replace tops.

Making Cream Puff Dough, Step-by-Step

Using a wooden spoon, vigorously stir dough in saucepan over heat until it forms a ball that doesn't separate.Remove pan from heat. Let dough cool 10 minutes. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Beat until the dough is smooth before adding the next egg.

Sweetened Whipped Cream

In a chilled mixing bowl beat 1 cup heavy cream, 2 Tbsp. granulated sugar, and 1/2 tsp. vanilla with a mixer on medium until soft peaks form.

Nutrition Facts

245 calories; fat 15g; cholesterol 91mg; saturated fat 9g; carbohydrates 23g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1g; trans fatty acid 1g; sugars 15g; protein 5g; vitamin a 564.2IU; vitamin c 0.8mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 0.6mg; folate 25.2mcg; vitamin b12 0.2mcg; sodium 125mg; potassium 133mg; calcium 86mg; iron 0.7mg.
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