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Delicious Chocolate Eclair Dessert Recipes

Updated on April 12, 2017

Delicious And Easy No-Bake Chocolate Eclair Dessert Recipe

Do you like chocolate eclairs? This delicious chocolate eclair dessert recipe will definitely remind you of traditional eclairs except you will be making a whole pan full!

Whether you are looking for a quick and easy dessert recipe for your evening meal or you need something totally decadent to carry to an office potluck meal, this recipe has you covered.

I like that this easy dessert recipe is also a No Bake recipe and would be fantastic as a birthday cake recipe. Most kids love chocolate as do many adults and this recipe as a birthday cake is sure to be a hit.

Read on as I share this chocolate eclair dessert recipe that I've kept for several decades and am now sharing with you so that you can enjoy it as much as I have.

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Chocolate Eclair Dessert Recipe
Chocolate Eclair Dessert Recipe

I received this Chocolate Eclair Dessert Recipe several decades ago when I was still working at Corporate America.

The lady that shared this dessert recipe with me has long since dropped out of my life and probably gone on to make her version of this recipe about a million times.

I still have the copy of the recipe that she typed up and shared and it is quite yellowed with age.

This decadent Chocolate Eclair Dessert Recipe is in my stack of treasured recipes that I want to share with everyone here so that my copy will never be lost and you get to enjoy it too!

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Cook Time

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 6 to 8 hours

Serves: 12 - 24


  • 2 small Boxes of Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix
  • An 8 oz. Tub of Cool Whip
  • 1 Cup of Powdered Sugar
  • 3 Cups of Milk
  • Graham Crackers - About 24 Long Pieces in all
  • 1 Can of Chocolate Frosting - at room temperature


  1. **This Chocolate Eclair Dessert Recipe fits well in a 9 x 13 inch cake pan.
  2. - Put pudding mix, sugar and milk in a Medium Mixing Bowl and mix together.
  3. - Fold Cool Whip into the mixture.
  4. - Make layers as follows:
  5. 1 layer of graham crackers
  6. 1 layer of mixture
  7. 1 layer of graham crackers
  8. 1 layer of mixture
  9. 1 layer of graham crackers
  10. **Add a small amount of water (start with 1 teaspoon and add more if needed) to the chocolate frosting to make spreading easier.
  11. - When chocolate frosting is an easy spreading consistency, place on top of the last layer of graham crackers.
  12. - Refrigerate.
  13. **This recipe is better if made in advance and left in the refrigerator for several hours to allow for the graham crackers to soften. If you want your Chocolate Eclair Dessert to be crunchier, then refrigerate accordingly.
  14. Once set, cut into sections, serve and Enjoy!
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Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Whether you enjoy a lighter or heavier flavor to your chocolate toppings, this milk chocolate frosting will be perfect for your Chocolate Eclair Dessert Recipe.

A Chocolate Eclair Type Dessert Recipe With Strawberries - A Light and Fruity No Bake Recipe

Chocolate Eclair Dessert Recipe With Strawberries
Chocolate Eclair Dessert Recipe With Strawberries

This lovely recipe is a delightful twist on the classic Chocolate Eclair dessert recipe that has a delicate chocolate ganache drizzled on top.

I came across this recipe on The Kitchn blog and it even has a printable option so that you can print and dive right in.

It sounds very light and creamy and not too heavy with chocolate.

Visit The Kitchn blog for this yummy No Bake recipe and have fun using up all those fresh strawberries!

More Chocolate Eclair Dessert Recipes - No Bake Chocolate Desserts

I'll be adding to this list of chocolate eclair dessert recipes as I come across them so be sure to bookmark and check back!

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