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grandma's moon cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Sharon Hansen
Pontiac, IL

My mother in law brought this dessert to an Easter family reunion. I had never had it before and went nuts over it. I use low calorie stuff as much as possible and you can too, but I'm going to give you the full fat version here. It's like a BIG cream puff and who doesn't like cream puffs?

(1 rating)
yield 6 -12
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For grandma's moon cake

  • 1 c
  • 1 stick
  • 1 c
  • 4 lg
  • 2 sm
    boxes instant vanilla pudding
  • 2 c
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 4 oz
    bag sliced almonds
  • 1 bottle
    chocolate syrup that turns hard

How To Make grandma's moon cake

  • 1
    Bring water and margarine to boil. Add flour all at once. Stir until soft ball forms. Remove from heat and cool about 10 minutes. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, using mixer. Dough will be very sticky. Spread on ungreased cookie sheet (with edges). Bake at 400 degrees about 30 minutes. Cool. Don't break bubbles on crust.
  • 2
    Whip cream cheese with mixer. Mix vanilla pudding and milk; add to cream cheese; mix together. Spread on crust and cool.
  • 3
    Frost with Cool Whip. Drizzle chocolate syrup over. Sprinkle with almonds. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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