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Eclairs with Chocolate Glaze


From Better Homes & Gardens

INGREDIENTS


1 c. water

½ c. butter

1/8 t. salt

1 c. all purpose flour

4 eggs


Filling:  whipped cream, pudding or ice cream

Powdered sugar, optional


Chocolate Glaze:

2/3 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips

3 T. butter or margarine

1 ½ c. sifted powdered sugar

3 T. hot water


INSTRUCTIONS


In medium saucepan combine water, butter and salt.  Bring to boiling. 

Add flour all at once, stirring vigorously.  Cook and stir till mixture forms a ball. 

Remove from heat.  Cool for 10 minutes. 


Add eggs, one at a time, beating well with a wooden spoon after each addition.


Drop dough by 12 heaping tablespoons onto a greased baking sheet. 

Bake at 400°F oven for 30-35 minutes or till golden. 

Cool, split, fill.


Eclairs:  spoon dough into a decorating bag with ½” round tip.  Pipe 12 strips of dough, 4” long, 3” apart. 
Bake, cool, split, and fill. 

Frost with Chocolate Glaze: melt chocolate chips and butter together in microwave on high, 1 minute.  Stir. 
Add sifted powdered sugar and water.  Add more water, if necessary, to reach drizzling consistency.


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