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Cream Puffs with Cannoli Cream


Cream Puffs

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 4 eggs

Cannoli Cream

  • 2 pounds ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease a cookie sheet.
  2. Cream Puffs: In a 2-quart pot, melt butter. Add water and bring to boil. Over low heat, add flour and stir until it forms a ball.
  3. Remove from heat and add 4 eggs; mix well. With a teaspoon, drop mixture onto prepared cookie sheet.
  4. Bake for 35 minutes or until light brown.
  5. Cannoli Cream: Mix ricotta, confectioners' sugar and vanilla extract; add more sugar to taste. Put in blender a little at time. Blend on a low setting until creamy (5 seconds).
  6. Put filling into puffs, and sprinkle with extra confectioners' sugar.

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