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della's melt in your mouth dessert

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
linda O
St. George, UT

Della makes this every year for our Church Christmas Dinner! What a Cook! She's 85 years old!

(4 ratings)
yield 15 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For della's melt in your mouth dessert

  • 1 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts
  • 1 stick
  • 1 pkg
    (8 oz.) cream cheese
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 9 oz
    cool whip use 4 oz for the making of the top layer
  • 1 lg
    pkg of chocolate instant pudding
  • 1 sm
    pkg of chocolate instant pudding
  • 3 c
    milk from the large choc instant pudding
  • 1 2/3 c
    milk from the smaller choc instand pudding
  • 4 oz
    cool whip on top
  • if desired add cocoa powder, choc. shavings, or nuts to decorate

How To Make della's melt in your mouth dessert

  • 1
    Take your stick of butter melted and place in a 9 x 13 pan. Roll it around the pan. Than add the flour and nuts mix together. This makes the buttom crust. Bake 15 minutes 350 degrees
  • 2
    Place in a bowl the cream cheese, 1 cup of powdered sugar, and 1/2 the cool whip mix together. Place over the mixture.
  • 3
    In a bowl make the large instant choc. pudding with 3 cups of the milk.
  • 4
    Add 1 2/3 of milk from the smaller pkg of instant pudding mix to the bowl.
  • 5
    Take the pan of chream cheese mixture and add the pudding mixture.
  • 6
    Pour the other half of the cool whip on top and spread. Let set overnight with cellophane on the top.
  • 7
    To decorate add the nuts, cocoa powder, or chocolate shavings. Done!

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