Ricotta and Prosciutto Cream Puffs


Warm, cheesy cream puffs. Serve them as appetizers or as a delicious side.

1 cup of fresh ricotta
1 cup prosciutto , diced
1/2 tsp. grated nutmeg
1 cup of water
1/2 cup butter
1/8 tsp. salt
1 cup flour
4 eggs

In a medium saucepan combine water, butter, and salt. Bring it to a boil.
Add the flour all at once, stirring vigorously. Cook and stir until mixture forms a ball.
Remove from heat and cool for 10 minutes. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well with a wooden spoon.
Drop heaping teaspoons of dough onto a greased baking sheet. Bake in a 400 F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown.

While the cream puffs are baking, mix ricotta, nutmeg and prosciutto together.
Cut tops from cream puffs , remove soft dough from inside.
Fill with Ricotta mixture, sift powder sugar over tops.