Curried Turkey Ham Puffs – Pastry Puffs Only
1/2 c water
1/4 c margarine, at room temperature
1/2 c flour
2 Large eggs, at room temperature
- Place one oven rack in upper third of oven and the other rack in the lower third of the oven.
- In medium-size saucepan, over medium-high heat, bring water and margarine to boil. Remove from heat; add flour. Beat with spoon until smooth. Reduce heat to low; return pan to heat. Continue cooking and stirring mixture until it forms a ball (about 1 to 2 minutes). Remove from heat and allow mixture to cool 2 minutes. Using a spoon, add eggs, one at a time, beating vigorously, until dough is smooth.
- On 2 ungreased cookie sheets, drop 24 rounded teaspoons of dough, 1-inch apart. Bake puffs at 425 degrees F. 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 375 degrees F. and continue baking puffs 15 minutes. Do not open door during baking and do not remove puffs from oven until they are firm to touch. Allow puffs to cool completely.
- Cut puffs in half crosswise, and fill with Filling.