peanutbutter pudding dessert

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By Cassie *
from 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

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serves 12
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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