American Eclairs

Penny Hall


The eclair may be a French bakery favorite, but for our easy all-American no-bake, you just have to assemble the recipe to feel like a star pastry chef!

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10 Min


1/2 cup frozen, thawed whipped topping
2 tbsp seedless rasberry jam
1 (3 oz pkg) ladyfingers
1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
2 tsp vegetable shortening

Directions Step-By-Step

In a small bowl, combine the whipped topping and jam; mix well.
Split each ladyfinger and spread the mixture equally between the halves. Replace the tops of the ladyfingers and place on a baking sheet.
In a small saucepan, melt the chocolate chips and shortening over medium-low heat. Drizzle over the ladyfingers
Chill for 1 hour, or until the chocolate is firm. Serve, or cover and chill until ready to serve.
In a jam 'cause you have no raspberry jam? Strawberry works fine, too. I’ve even made these a few times with orange marmalade. What a great combo that is with the tangy orange and the chocolate. Mmm!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #desserts