Amazing Chocolate Eclair Dessert

The Amazing Chocolate Eclair Dessert is a delectable and visually stunning treat that combines the classic flavors of a traditional éclair with the convenience of a layered dessert. This dessert starts with a base layer of graham crackers, which provide a slightly sweet and crumbly foundation. These crackers are typically arranged neatly at the bottom of a rectangular dish.

The next layer is a rich and creamy filling, often made from a mixture of instant vanilla pudding and whipped topping like Cool Whip. This combination creates a light yet indulgent layer that closely mimics the custard-like filling of a classic éclair. The pudding mixture is spread evenly over the graham crackers, creating a smooth and velvety layer.

Another layer of graham crackers is then placed on top of the pudding mixture, forming a sandwich-like structure. This is followed by a final layer of the vanilla pudding and whipped topping mixture, ensuring that every bite has a harmonious balance of flavors and textures.

The crowning glory of the dessert is the chocolate topping, which is typically a rich chocolate frosting or a chocolate ganache. This layer is spread over the top, covering the dessert entirely. The chocolate topping sets into a firm, glossy layer that contrasts beautifully with the creamy filling below.

Once assembled, the dessert is refrigerated for several hours, allowing the layers to meld together and the graham crackers to soften, resulting in a texture reminiscent of the soft, doughy pastry of an éclair. The final product is sliced into squares or rectangles for serving, revealing the enticing layers of graham crackers, creamy filling, and chocolate topping.

The Amazing Chocolate Eclair Dessert is a perfect choice for those who love the classic flavors of an éclair but want something simpler and more convenient to prepare. It’s a popular choice for potlucks, parties, and family gatherings, offering the decadent taste of a pastry in a fuss-free, no-bake format. The combination of textures and flavors – the crunch of the graham crackers, the smoothness of the vanilla filling, and the richness of the chocolate – makes this dessert a delightful treat for any occasion.


2 Jello Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix (small packages)
3 cups milk
8 ounces non-dairy whipped topping
1 (16 ounce) box graham crackers (you will have some leftovers)
1 (15 ounce) container chocolate frosting


Mix together vanilla pudding mix and milk.
Fold in whipped topping.
Line 9 x 13 pan with one layer of graham crackers.
Put half of the pudding mixture over the graham crackers.
Place a second layer of graham crackers over the pudding mixture.
Put the remaining pudding mixture over the graham crackers.
Place a third layer of graham crackers over the pudding mixture.
Heat the tub of frosting in the microwave for 30 seconds to soften. (Don’t forget to remove the foil seal or you’ll get fireworks).
Spread frosting on the top of the last layer of graham crackers.
Cover with plastic wrap and let set a couple hours or overnight in the refrigerator.
Cut in squares.

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