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Nov 5, 2009

Friendly Ghost Puffs

Friendly Ghost Puffs

1 c water
1/2 c butter or margarine, cut into pieces
1 c all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
4 eggs
1 qt orange sherbet
confectioners sugar
16 chocolate chips

Bring water and butter to a boil in med. saucepan over high heat, stirring
til butter is melted. Reduce heat to low. Stir in flour and salt til
mixture forms a ball. Remove from heat.

Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition til mixture is smooth.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spoon about 1/3 c dough onto ungreased baking
sheet. With wet knife, form into ghost shape. Repeat with remaining dough
to form ghosts, spacing them about 2 inches apart. Ghosts should be about 4
inches high and 3 inches wide.

Bake 40 - 45 min, or til puffed and golden. Remove to wire racks and cool

Carefully cut each ghost in half horizontally. Remove soft interior,
leaving a hollow shell.

Just before serving, fill each shell bottom with about 1/2 c orange sherbet.
Cover with top of shell. Sprinkle with confectioners sugar. Position 2
chocolate chips on each ghost for eyes.