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How to Make The Cutest Sleeping Bear Chocolate Pastry

How to Make The Cutest Sleeping Bear Chocolate Pastry

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If you love pastries, you’ll love making this adorable Sleeping Bear Chocolate Pastry treat with just 4 simple ingredients!

Dash Bakes The Greats (AKA my 4 year old son is back) sharing how to make this adorable Sleeping Bear Chocolate Pastry! If your kids are new to baking in the kitchen, this is a super simple treat with minimal ingredients. These chocolate pastries are not only a breeze to make but also pair well with a cute bear children’s book (Goldilocks is a great one!). Bears are such a cuddly and fond character for kids. They will not be able to resist these cute sleeping teddy graham bears!

Sleeping Bear Chocolate Pastry

Sleeping Bear Chocolate Pastry

Sleeping Bear Chocolate Pastry

Sleeping Bear Chocolate Pastry

Where did sleeping chocolate bears come from?

We saw a few videos floating around on TikTok and were inspired to make this simple breakfast or dessert treat but didn’t find any good recipes for them. So we set out to see how we could make similar except with measurements to give you!

How do you make Sleeping Bear Chocolate Pastry?

You’ll need frozen sheets of puff pastry cut into rectangles. Then you’ll need the bears! We used edible Teddy Graham bears. Last some chocolate – a tried and trued one for baking is always Hershey’s which is what we used here. Optionally but highly recommended, an egg to brush across the pastry for that beautiful, crisp and golden pastry!

Chocolate Pastry Sleeping Bear  – Ingredients 

One Package of frozen puff pastry (we used Pepperidge Farms)

12 Teddy Grahams

12 Squares of chocolate

1 Egg

Chocolate Bear Pastry

Chocolate Bear Pastry

sleeping bear chocolate pastry

Chocolate Bear Pastry

Chocolate Bear Pastry

Chocolate Bear Pastry

Chocolate Bear Pastry

INSTRUCTIONS

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Package of frozen puff pastry We used Pepperidge Farms
  • 12 Teddy Grahams
  • 12 12 Squares of chocolate We used Hersheys
  • 1 Egg

Instructions
 

  • Cut your 6 rectangles of puff pastry into 12 smaller rectangles.
  • Add the chocolate on top and the bear and fold over the pastry.
  • Use a fork to seal the pastry edges.
  • Beat an egg with fork and brush lighlty over the pastry.
  • Place the bears on a parchment lined baking sheet in a preheated 375 degree oven and bake for approximately 12 minute or until the pastry is golden.
  • See Tips below.

Video

Notes

If your pastry puffs up when you open your oven and covers the bears, bang the tray down and that should allow the pastry to come down quickly. If that doesn't help, use a spatula to lightly flatten.
Other tips to not get the pastry rising so much:
  • Use frozen pie crust instead
  • Roll out your puff pastry thinner (we didn't) but that should help the puff
  • Use your fork to a few pokes over the pastry (and not just the edges) to let some steam out while baking. 
Keyword Sleeping Bear chocolate pastry
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Chocolate Bear Pastry

Chocolate Bear Pastry

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