Sunday, May 30, 2010

Letti Thursday

Pastry Ambitions

I was looking back at my blog to get some inspiration as to what to make for Letti Thursday. I didn't realise that this "tradition" of me cooking and bringing food over to my FIL's for dinner with the boys was already 3 years old! Anyway, one of the things that I saw, that I hadn't made in a while, were Cream Puffs. So THAT went on the menu along with these...



Baked Seasoned Chicken

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Scalloped Potatoes with Cheddar Cheese

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Green Beans with Red Potatoes

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And for Dessert, TA DA, Cream Puffs.

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They're super easy to make, and take no time at all.

I got the recipe from Kraft ( They called it Luscious Cream Puffs )

So here are the things you need....

1 sheet frozen puff pastry (1/2 of 17.3-oz. pkg.), thawed
1 cup cold milk
1 pkg. (4-serving size) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding & Pie Filling ( I used the fat free sugar free version )
1/2 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping ( I used the fat free version )
1 square BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate, melted

Firstly,

PREHEAT oven to 400°F. Unfold pastry on lightly floured surface; roll pastry out to 10-inch square. Cut into nine circles with 3-inch cookie cutter or rim of glass. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 10 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

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MEANWHILE, pour milk into large bowl. Add dry pudding mix. Beat with wire whisk 2 min. or until well blended. Gently stir in whipped topping. Cover. Refrigerate 15 min.



CUT pastry circles horizontally in half.

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Spoon pudding mixture evenly into bottom halves of pastry;

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I had the chocolate melting in the microwave while I was doing this.

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Cover with tops and Drizzle with chocolate

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Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

1 comment:

Asianmommy said...

Love the way you dressed up your cream puffs!

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