Strawberry Napoleons are an easy dessert recipe made with puff pastry, pudding, strawberries & dusted with confectioners sugar. The perfect summer dessert for any occasion.

Strawberry Napoleons

Strawberry Napoleons the perfect puff pastry dessert
Servings 16
Author Gina Kleinworth


  • 2 sheets Puff Pastry thawed
  • 2 pkgs. about 3 ounces each instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 cup milk
  • 3 cups thawed frozen whipped topping
  • 2-1/2 cups sliced strawberries
  • 6 tbsp. confectioners' sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Unfold the pastry sheet on a lightly floured surface.
  3. Cut each pastry sheet into 3 strips along the fold marks.
  4. Cut each strip into 4 rectangles.
  5. Place the pastries on the baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Transfer to cooling rack & cool for 10 minutes.
  8. Split each pastry into 2 layers, making 48 in all.
  9. Prepare the pudding mix according to the package directions except use 1 cup milk.
  10. Fold in the whipped cream.
  11. Reserve 16 top pastry layers- set aside.
  12. Spread 2 tablespoons pudding mixture on each of 16 bottom pastry layers.
  13. Top each with 1 tablespoon strawberries and another pastry layer.
  14. Top with the remaining pudding, strawberries and the reserved top pastry layers.
  15. Sprinkle with the confectioners’ sugar.