Chocolate Cheese Eclairs

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by spatchcock

Found online when I was planning dessert for NYE but I didn't get to them, thought I'd post them anyway.

Top Review by dawnkidd

Very nice dessert; my choux shells came out a little flat so next time I'll try to sculpt them a little higher before placing in the oven. I also crisped the shells up further in the oven after cutting and removing the soft interior dough.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 400°F.
  2. Mix flour, cocoa and sugar.
  3. Heat water and margarine in 3-quart saucepan to a rolling boil.
  4. Stir in flour mixture.
  5. Stir vigorously over low heat until mixture forms a ball, about 1 minute.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Beat in eggs; continue beating until smooth.
  8. Drop dough by about 1/4 cupfuls 3 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  9. With spatula, shape each into finger 4 1/2 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide.
  10. Bake until puffed and darker brown on top, 35 to 40 minutes; cool.
  11. Cut off tops; pull out any filaments of soft dough.
  12. Fill eclairs with Chocolate Cheese Filling; replace tops.
  13. Spread with Cocoa Glaze just before serving.
  14. Refrigerate any remaining eclairs.
  15. CHOCOLATE CHEESE FILLING: Heat chocolate chips in small heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted; cool.
  16. Beat cream cheese, sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth and creamy.
  17. Stir in chocolate.
  18. Beat whipping cream in chilled bowl until soft peaks form.
  19. Fold in chocolate mixture.
  20. COCOA GLAZE:Mix powdered sugar and cocoa.
  21. Stir in milk until smooth.
  22. If necessary, stir in additional milk, 1/2 teaspoon at a time, until of desired consistency.

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