*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                         Minature Chocolate Eclairs
 
 Recipe By     : Dianne Waller
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         *****FILLING******
    1      Package       chocolate pudding mix -- Cook & Serve
    2      Cups          milk
 					
                         *****PASTRY*****
      1/2  Cup           butter -- 1 stick
    1      Cup           water
      1/8  Tsp           salt
    1      cup           all-purpose flour
    4      medium        eggs
 					
                         *****FROSTING*****
    2      tablespoons   butter
    2      ounces        semisweet chocolate -- 2 squares
    1      cup           confectioner’s sugar
    2      tablespoons   milk
    1      teaspoon      vanilla extract
 
 Filling**** cook pudding according to pkg. Cool 1 hr.
 
 Pastry**** In sauce pan heat butter, water, and salt over med heat until
 mixture boils and butter melts. Reduce heat to low. Vigorously stir in
 flour all at once until mixture forms a ball.  Transfer pastry to a
 bowl: Stir in eggs; one at a time, beating well after each.
 Preheat oven to 400*. Grease a baking sheet. Drop dough into 12 mounds,
 about 5 inches apart,  Spread each mound into 4x1/2-inch rectangle,
 piling dough on top and slightly rounding sides.  Bake until golden, 35
 minutes. Remove from oven; make 1-inch slit on side of each eclair.
 Reduce oven to 375* and bake for 10 minutes more. Transfer to wire rack
 to cool.
 
 Frosting***** heat butter and chocolate over low heat, stiring until
 melted. Remove from heat, stir in sugar, milk, and vanilla until smooth.
 
 Slice eclairs in half. Spoon about 1 tablespoon of filling onto each
 bottom half and replace tops. Spread tops with frosting.
 
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