Almond Heart Napoleons Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodInterest Group


 Frozen puff pastry17 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
 Half and half/Milk1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Almond liqueur2 Tablespoon
 Instant pudding and pie filling18 Ounce (1 Package, Jell-O Brand)
 Confectioners sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Hot water2 Teaspoon
 Semi-sweet chocolate square1 Ounce, melted (Baker's Brand)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5279 Calories from Fat 1983

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 221 g340.2%

Saturated Fat 68.8 g344%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 111.9 mg

Sodium 3237.1 mg134.9%

Total Carbohydrates 798 g266.1%

Dietary Fiber 7.3 g29.3%

Sugars 434 g

Protein 45 g89.3%

Vitamin A 21.5% Vitamin C 4.5%

Calcium 36.7% Iron 70.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


THAW puff pastry as directed on package.
Preheat oven to 350°.
Unfold pastry.
Using 2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut each sheet into 12 hearts.
Bake on ungreased baking sheets for 20 minutes or until golden.
Remove from baking sheets.
Cool on racks.
When pastry is completely cooled, split each heart horizontally in half.
POUR half and half and liqueur into small bowl.
Add pudding mix.
Beat with wire whisk until well blended, 1 to 2 minutes.
Chill 10 minutes.
SPREAD about 1 tablespoon of the pudding mixture onto bottom half of each pastry; top with remaining pastry half.
STIR together confectioners sugar and hot water in small bowl to make thin glaze.
Spread over hearts.
Before glaze dries, drizzle chocolate on top to form thin lines.
Draw wooden pick through chocolate to make design.
Chill until ready to serve.