Graham Cracker Eclair "Cake"

I was also in charge of dessert for Christmas dinner and I wanted something easy that I wouldn’t have to spend a lot of time putting together on Christmas morning. This is one of my favorite desserts and it’s SO easy!

The original Kraft recipe can be found here.

Graham Cracker Eclair Cake

by Lindsay L

Keywords: raw dessert graham crackers pudding cake


  • 2 packages graham crackers
  • 2 packages instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 container of cool-whip, thawed
  • 1 tub of chocolate frosting


1. Make the pudding by adding cold milk, whisking for 2 minutes and letting sit to thicken.

2. When the pudding has thickened, mix in the coolwhip.

3. Place a layer of graham crackers on the bottom of an 8×8 pan.

4. Top with 1/2 the pudding and another layer of grahams.

5. Repeat with the rest of the pudding and another layer of grahams.

6. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours. Just before serving, spread a layer of chocolate frosting over the top layer of grahams.

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Cut and serve!

And now for the final two Christmas cards- from my sophomore and junior years of college:


And one of my mom and aunt from their childhood!


About Lindsay

Lindsay Livingston is a Registered Dietitian and new mom from Columbus, Ohio. On her blog, she shares simple, healthy recipes, nutrition tips, workouts and snapshots of her life. Follow her on Twitter @LeanGrnBeanBlog and Instagram @TheLeanGreenBean and be sure to subscribe via RSS or email so you never miss a post!


  1. Eclairs and cream puffs are a tradition during the holidays in my kitchen. I luv the layer of graham crackers in this dessert. What a great dessert!

    Happy Holidays to you and your family! :)

  2. This looks amazing! I love easy desserts(: And desserts with pudding too!

  3. Amy at TheSceneFromMe says:

    Gulp! I want some of that smores dish right now, a BIG BIG BIG bowl!
    Y U M M Y ~~~

  4. Lindsay @ The Lean Green Bean says:

    it's SO good! one of my favs and takes no effort at all!

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