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Blackberry Napoleons

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 3 napoleons
Author Julie Espy {White Lights on Wednesday}


  • 1 sheet puff pastry dough thawed
  • 2 cups Cool Whip whipped topping
  • 1/2 cup blackberry preserves
  • 48 blackberries
  • Powdered sugar for dusting


  1. Cut sheet on puff pastry into 3 long strips, along the folds of the puff pastry sheet. Prepare puff pastry according to package directions. Coll completely.
  2. Cut each pastry strip in half with a knife. Then, divide each puff pastry piece in half by pulling apart the top and bottom into two layers. {Look at the photo. It will make more sense.}
  3. In a medium bowl, stir together Cool Whip and preserves until smooth and well combined.
  4. Place one layer of puff pastry on a plate. Top pastry with about 1/3 cup Cool Whip mixture. Top Cool Whip with 8 blackberries. Top with puff pastry, Cool Whip mixture, and 8 blackberries. Top napoleon with one more piece of puff pastry. Dust napoleon with powdered sugar.
  5. Repeat with remaining pastry, Cool Whip, and berries. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

You can definitely substitute whipped cream for the Cool Whip in this recipe. If you like, add a little dollop of plain Cool Whip or whipped cream of top your Napoleon too.