Preparation / Directions:
Bring to a rolling boil in saucepan over medium heat: 1 cup water, 1/2 cup butter, or margarine. Stir in at once: 1 cup sifted flour. Stir vigorously over low heat, about 1 minute or until mixture leaves the pan and forms a ball. Remove from heat.
Beat in thoroughly, one at a time, 4 eggs. Beat until mixture is smooth and velvety. Drop by spoon onto ungreased baking sheet, into about the size of a walnut.
Bake at 400F for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown and dry. Cool thoroughly. Cut off tops with a sharp knife. Scoop out any filaments of soft dough. Fill with crab filling.
Replace tops. Serve immediately or refrigerate, covered.
Makes 18- 20 puffs.
Filling: Combine all ingredients.