What kind of éclair would they like best? Eggnog, toasted coconut or chocolate caramel? You get to decide which version in this versatile dessert recipe.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
2 cups cold milk
1 pkg. (4-serving size) JELL-O Instant Pudding
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
78 vanilla wafers, divided
2 oz. BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate
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Let's Make It
Beat cream cheese in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Gradually beat in milk. Add dry pudding mix (see flavor choices below); beat 2 min. Gently stir in 1-1/2 cups COOL WHIP.
Line 9x5-inch loaf pan with plastic wrap. Arrange 15 wafers, top-sides down, on bottom of pan; cover with 1/4 of the pudding mixture. Repeat layers 3 times. Top with 15 of the remaining wafers. Refrigerate 3 hours.
Invert dessert onto plate; remove plastic wrap. Microwave chocolate and 1 cup of the remaining COOL WHIP in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 25 sec.; stir until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Cool 1 min. Pour over dessert. Garnish with remaining COOL WHIP and wafers.
Make IT YOUR WAY:
Chocolate- CARAMEL: Use Chocolate Instant Pudding and stir in 1/3 cup caramel ice cream topping. Garnish with additional 1 tsp. caramel topping.
Toasted COCONUT: Use Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding and stir 1/2 tsp. coconut extract into prepared pudding. Stir 1/3 cup toasted BAKER'S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut into chocolate mixture before pouring over dessert. Garnish with additional 1 tsp. toasted coconut.
Eggnog: Use Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding and stir 1/2 tsp. rum extract and 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg into prepared pudding.
Save room for this special-occasion dessert by planning ahead. For example, watch portion sizes and eat lower-fat foods before the dessert is served.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g
Saturated Fat 10g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 35g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.