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peanutbutter pudding dessert

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Cassie *
Somewhere, PA

I got this delicious recipe from a friend, which she got it from Taste of Home. It is always a crowd pleaser..I just took it to a Church dinner, and wasn't one piece left.I had to make two of's so yummy

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 40 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For peanutbutter pudding dessert

  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    cold butter cubed
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped cashews, divided
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1/3 c
    creamy peanutbutter
  • 1 c
    confectioners sugar
  • 12 oz
    cool whip thawed
  • 2 2/3 c
    cold milk
  • 1 pkg
    instant chocolate pudding 3.9 oz
  • 1 pkg
    instant vanilla pudding 3.4 oz
  • 1
    milk chocolate candy bar

How To Make peanutbutter pudding dessert

  • 1
    Place flour and butter in a food processor; cover and process until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add 1 cup cashews; pulse a few times until combined.
  • 2
    Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • 3
    In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, peanut butter and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Fold in 1 cup whipped topping. Spoon over crust.
  • 4
    In another bowl, whisk milk and both pudding mixes for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Spread over cream cheese layer. Top with remaining whipped topping. Sprinkle with chopped candy bar and remaining cashews. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Yield: 12-16 servings.
  • 5
    Just a few tips..I use the giant Hersheys milk choc bar, and cut it into 1/2 in strips, then cut into chunks, and leave the cashews for on top a bit chunky..I think it looks better than tiny pieces..I also use a 16 0z cool whip, as I think it needs a little extra on top..

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