Venango County Recipe of the Day: Brunch Egg & Ham Puffs

| April 15, 2017

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A great-tasting Easter brunch recipe!

Brunch Egg & Ham Puffs

Ingredients

1 cup water
1/2 cup butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup all-purpose flour
4 eggs

Filling:
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon butter
8 eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup chopped fully cooked ham
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

~Preheat oven at 400°.

~In a large saucepan, bring water, butter, and salt to a boil. Add flour all at once and stir until a smooth ball forms. Remove from the heat; let stand 5 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat until mixture is smooth and shiny.

~Drop by 1/4 cupfuls 2″ apart onto a greased baking sheet. Bake for 30-35 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack. Immediately split puffs open; remove and discard tops and soft dough from inside. Set aside.

~In a large skillet, saute green pepper and onion in butter until tender.

~In a medium bowl, beat eggs, salt, and pepper. Add to skillet, stirring over medium heat until almost done. Add ham and cheese; stir until eggs are set. Spoon into puffs. Serve immediately.

~Makes eight servings.


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