Eggnog Eclair Dessert

14  Ratings
  • 30 min prep
  • 3 hr 30 min total
  • Makes 12 servings.

A favorite holiday drink turned into an easy-to-make delicious whipped wafer sensation? Yes, please. Wow 'em with a festive-flavored treat that's a beauty to behold.

Eggnog Eclair Dessert Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1/2 tsp. rum extract
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
  • 78 NILLA Wafers
  • 2 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate

Instructions

  • Beat  cream cheese in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Gradually beat in milk. Add dry pudding mix, extract and nutmeg; beat 2 min. Gently stir in 1-1/2 cups whipped topping.
  • 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 whipped topping 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 whipped topping and wafers.

Recipe Tips

Variation Omit rum extract and substitute eggnog for the milk.

Size-WiseSave room for this special-occasion dessert by planning ahead. For example, watch portion sizes and eat lower-fat foods before the dessert is served.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 300 
  • Total fat 17 g
  • Saturated fat 10 g
  • Cholesterol 35 mg
  • Sodium 300 mg
  • Carbohydrate 35 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Sugars 23 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Vitamin A 6 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 8 %DV
  • Iron 4 %DV

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