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Savoury Cream Cheese Profiteroles

Savoury Cream Cheese Profiteroles
PREP TIME
40 min
COOK TIME
40 min
YIELDS
48 servings

For a delicious and fresh entrée that your guests will appreciate, serve these cute and delightful pastries stuffed with a luscious cream cheese and sundried tomato pesto filling.

Brought to you by Dairy Farmers of Canada

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Ingredients

Milk Cream-Puff Pastry

1
cup (250 mL) milk
½
Tbsp (7 mL) sugar
½
tsp (2 mL) salt
cup (80 mL) butter
4
eggs
1
cup (250 mL) flour

Filling

8
oz (250 g) spreadable Canadian Cream cheese
2
Tbsp (30 mL) parsley, chopped
1
French shallot, chopped
1
Tbsp (15 mL) sun-dried tomato pesto
lettuce shoots OR fine herbs
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Directions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC). Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Step 2

Whip eggs and set aside.

Step 3

In saucepan, bring milk to boil with sugar, salt and butter.

Step 4

Add flour to saucepan and stir until thickened dough doesn’t stick to sides of saucepan.

Step 5

Transfer to bowl and incorporate eggs a bit at a time, stirring well between additions.

Step 6

Drop teaspoons of pastry dough onto parchment-covered cookie sheet.

Step 7

Bake 30–40 minutes or until puffed up and golden.

Step 8

Let cool. Store in tightly sealed container until use. Puffs may be frozen in advance.

Step 9

Mix cheese with parsley, shallot and pesto.

Step 10

Cut puffs horizontally in two. Garnish bottoms with 2 tsp (10 ml) filling and lettuce shoots or fine herbs. Cover with top halves, then serve.

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