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Ingredients

1/2 cup butter
1 cup water
1 cup pastry flour
4 eggs
FILLING:
2 packages (4 servings each) Jello instant pudding
1-3/4 cups milk
8 ounces Cool Whip

Instructions

Bring butter and water to the boiling point. Add flour. Stir to a smooth paste. Take pan off fire. Add eggs one at a time, beating thoroughly before adding another egg. Drop by a heaping tablespoon on greased cookie sheet. Bake 40 to 50 minutes at 375 degrees F. For filling, any filling can be used, such as 2 packages Jello instant pudding mixed with 1-3/4 cups milk to make a thick pudding. After it has thickened and cooled, fold in 8 ounces Cool Whip. Then fill the puffs and sprinkle top with powdered sugar. Makes 8 medium-sized puffs.

Yula Kravens
Moline



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1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
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