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Eggnog Cream Puffs recipe

These festive cream puffs are filled withan eggnog cream laced with bits of candied red cherries and sweetchocolate.

Recipe: Eggnog Cream Puffs

24 small (2 1/2 to 3-inch diameter) creampuff shells, purchased or homemade
1/4 cup cold water
2 packages (2 tablespoons) unflavored gelatin
2 1/2 cups dairy eggnog – divided use
2 tablespoons rum or 1 teaspoon run extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup whipping cream
1/4 cup candied red cherries or dried Door County cherries, finelychopped
6 squares (1 1/3 ounces each) German sweet chocolate, finelychopped

  • Cut off top 1/3 of each cream puff shelland set aside. Discard soft interior.
  • Soften gelatin in gold water.
  • Place 1 cup eggnog in a saucepan, placeover low heat and bring to a simmer. Add softened gelatin andstir until dissolved. Remove saucepan from heat; add the remaining1 1/2 cups eggnog, rum and vanilla. Chill until partially set(consistency of unbeaten egg whites), about 45 minutes.
  • Whip cream until stiff; gently fold intoeggnog mixture, adding cherries and chocolate. Chill until mixturemounds when dropped from a spoon, about 30 minutes.
  • Fill cream puff shells with eggnog fillingand replace top right before serving. Serve chilled.

    Makes 24 servings.

    Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin MilkMarketing Board, Inc.


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    Want to try something new fun for the holidays?  Try these egg nog cream puffs.  This is a recipe to wow the crowds.  Plan ahead read the recipes carefully, it goes fast so you want to be ready.  Happy Holidays!!!

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