Chocolate Pastry Cups

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“One of my favorite recipes from Mom! Super simple chocolate filling scooped into pastry cups, topped with whipped cream and served chilled. Truly a dessert for ANYONE at ANY AGE! (Variations included)”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pastry cups according to package directions. Remove from pan and let cool.
  2. When cooled, remove circular "tops" with a fork and save. Remove enough "top" so that 3/4 of the cup is hollow.
  3. Spoon chocolate pudding into the cup just until it's level with the rim.
  4. Place in fridge loosely covered until serving.
  5. Serve with a scoop of whipped topping on top.
  6. **This is just as good prepared with lowfat/fat free products.
  7. **For a fruit cup, mix 1 block cream cheese, with 1/2 cup whipped topping and powdered sugar to taste. Place two tablespoons mixture into cup, then top with sliced fresh fruit of your choice. Melt 1/4 cup of your favorite jam and drizzle entire cup with melted jam.
  8. **For the chef only: since you made them, you get to eat the best part -- the "tops"! Use them to scoop up the extra pudding!

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