Strawberry Almond Cream Napoleons

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“These are just as good or if not better than the ones you buy at a bakery! They are best if eaten the same day they are made. This recipe is for 6 napoleons, you can double the recipe and use the two puff pastry sheets to make 12. If you prefer a sweeter filling then add in a about 3 tablespoons or more sugar while beating the pudding with the half and half. Prep time includes 30 minutes chilling time.”
1hr 25mins
6 pastries

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Thaw the folded pastry sheet for about 25 minutes.
  3. Open the sheet and cut along folds to make three equal strips.
  4. Half each strips to make six rectangles.
  5. Space apart on a baking sheet.
  6. Bake in the center of the oven for about 15 minutes, or until well browned and baked through; remove to a rack to cool.
  7. Meanwhile in a bowl, using the low speed of a electric mixer combine the pudding, half and half cream; beat for about 2-3 minutes.
  8. Using a spatula fold in the thawed Cool Whip topping; cover and refrigerate for about 30 minutes.
  9. Carefully split each pieces of baked puff pastry in half horizontally.
  10. Cover the bottom halves with almonds, then the pudding mixture and then sliced strawberries (dividing equally).
  11. Cover the the pastry tops.
  12. Dust with powdered sugar.
  13. Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

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