Cheater Eclairs

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One of my favorite desserts is eclairs! They aren’t too hard to make but do take some time. Well, today I have a cheater way for you to make some eclairs.

They only take 5 ingredients to make with one of them being mini croissants. It gives you a similar result for the shell of the eclair without the work.

Cheater Eclairs | realmomkitchen.com

The recipe does make 24 eclairs but the recipe can be easily cut in half if needed. These would be a great Valentine treat!

Cheater Eclairs | realmomkitchen.com

Cheater Eclairs

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  • 2 3.4 oz boxes instant french vanilla pudding
  • 1 ½ cup milk
  • 2 ½ cups heavy cream
  • 24 mini croissants
  • 1 16 oz can chocolate frosting (I prefer Pillsbury chocolate fudge)


  • In a large bowl, combine pudding mix, milk and heavy cream.
  • Whisk together until smooth.
  • Let set for a few minutes while you slice the croissants in half.
  • Fill each croissant with the pudding mixture. You can spoon it on or pipe it on.
  • Microwave the frosting in 10 second intervals until the consistency of a glaze. Spread or drizzle the frosting over the top of each croissant, Makes 24 eclairs.
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Recipe adapted from Nothing But Country.

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