10-Minute Irish Eclair Bars

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A fun twist on traditional eclairs, these delicious Irish eclair bars are perfect for any St Patrick’s day celebration gathering!10-minute-irish-eclair-bars

Alcoholic Irish Version You’ll Need:

* 2 1/2 Sleeves graham crackers, whole
* 1- 6 oz instant vanilla pudding mix or 2 (3oz) packages
* 1 c. Irish Cream Liqueur
* 1 1/2 c. Half & Half
* 1 (8 ounce) container whipped topping (cool whip), thawed
* 1 Batch Hot Fudge Sauce
* 3-5 Drops Green Food Coloring (Optional)

Line the bottom of a 9″x13″ baking dish with whole graham crackers.

In a medium size mixing bowl combine half & half, Irish cream liqueur and pudding mixes, beat mixture about 2 minutes until thickened.

Fold in Whipped Topping and add several drops of green food coloring until the desired color is reached.

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Spoon half of the mixture over the graham crackers. Top with a layer of graham crackers, add the remaining mixture over the graham crackers, spreading it evenly. Top with another layer of graham crackers.

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Pour the warm hot fudge topping over the top, smoothing evenly using the back of a spoon.

** Place the entire dish in the freezer for 20-30 minutes before serving.

If you’re using the hot fudge recipe in the link above, it will thicken to the perfect consistency. However, if you’re in a hurry, you can use prepared chocolate frosting in its place, you’ll need an entire tub. (About 1 1/2 cups).


For Non-Alcoholic Version You’ll Need:

* 2 1/2 Sleeves graham crackers, whole
* 1- 6 oz instant vanilla pudding mix or 2 (3oz) packages
* 2 1/2 cups milk
* 1 (8 ounce) container whipped topping (cool whip), thawed
* 1 Batch Hot Fudge Sauce
* 3-5 Drops Green Food Coloring (Optional)

Line the bottom of a 9″x13″ baking dish with whole graham crackers.

In a medium size mixing bowl combine milk and pudding mixes, beat mixture about 2 minutes, until thickened.
Fold in Whipped Topping and add several drops of green food coloring until the desired color is reached.

Line the bottom of a 9″x13″ baking dish with whole graham crackers.

In a medium size mixing bowl combine milk and pudding mixes, beat mixture about 2 minutes, until thickened.
Fold in Whipped Topping and add several drops of green food coloring until the desired color is reached.

Spoon half of the mixture over the graham crackers. Top with a layer of graham crackers, add the remaining mixture over the graham crackers, spreading it evenly. Top with another layer of graham crackers.

Pour the warm hot fudge topping over the top, smoothing evenly using the back of a spoon.

** Place the entire dish in the freezer for 20-30 minutes before serving.

If you’re using the hot fudge recipe in the link above, it will thicken to the perfect consistency. However, if you’re in a hurry, you can use prepared chocolate frosting in it’s place, you’ll need an entire tub. (About 1 1/2 cups).

Other Variations

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* Make a layer of chocolate and a layer of vanilla pudding.

* Irish Cheesecake Bars- mix in 1 pkg of softened cream cheese in the prepared pudding, then fold in the whipped cream, layer as directed above.

This entire recipe takes less than 10 minutes to prepare from start to finish and makes a wonderful dessert dish for picnics, events and holidays.

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Melissa Burnell, known to her friends and fans as "Liss," grew up in Southern Maine, now residing in sunny South Carolina. As a busy Wife, Mother of two sons, an avid photographer, and self-employed entrepreneur, Liss understands the value of both time and money.

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