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pistachio cream bars

Recipe by
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Hoboken, NJ

This is a delicious and easy treat that's quick to make. Can be sliced like cake and served. Or cut into bars. It originally comes from a Betty Crocker Cookbook.

yield 30 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For pistachio cream bars

  • 2 c
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 small box
    pudding, pistachio
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    pistachio nuts, coarsely chopped

How To Make pistachio cream bars

  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°F (if using dark or nonstick pan, heat oven to 300°F).
  • 2
    In medium bowl, stir together flour and granulated sugar. Beat in butter with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. On bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan, press dough.
  • 3
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or just until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 30 minutes. Crust will be thick.
  • 4
    In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar on medium speed until blended. Beat in pudding mix (dry) and milk. Spread over crust. Sprinkle nuts over top. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until set. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.