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Grandma's Eclair Cake

Just As Sweet As Your Own Grandmother

GMA Recipes Dessert
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Alicia Ross, co-author of "Cheap, Fast, Good," says it's possible to make delicious dishes for Fourth of July cookouts that cost less than a dollar per serving. She came to "Good Morning America" to share some of her favorite recipes.


  • 1 cup milk (whole, low-fat, or skim)
  • 1 box French vanilla–flavored instant pudding mix (3.4 ounces)
  • 1 carton whipped topping (8 ounces - such as Cool Whip), defrosted if frozen
  • 1/2 box graham crackers (7.5 ounces)
  • 1 cup milk chocolate frosting, at room temperature
  • Cooking Directions

    Mix the milk and the pudding mix together in a medium-size bowl. Stir in the whipped topping and set the mixture aside.

    Arrange a single layer of graham crackers in the bottom of an 8-inch square glass baking dish. Spread about 1 cup of the pudding mixture over the crackers. Top with another layer of crackers and another layer of pudding mixture. Continue layering until all of the pudding mixture is used. Top with a final layer of crackers.

    Spread the chocolate frosting over the top layer of crackers, spreading it all the way to the edges. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or up to 24 hours, before serving.

    Note: Leftover chocolate frosting can be covered and refrigerated for up to 2 weeks. Let it stand at room temperature for at least 20 minutes before spreading.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: milk, pudding, graham crackers

    Course: Dessert

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