Pistachio Pudding Dessert

Nancy Beckham


This is a nice lite dessert that my family just loves. Great for St. Patty's Day or any occasion. Enjoy!


★★★★★ 1 vote

1 Hr 15 Min


  • 60
    ritz crackers
  • 1 stick
    butter or margarine (i always use butter)
  • 1 small
    instant pistachio pudding
  • 1 small
    instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 qt
    vanilla ice cream
  • 8 oz
    cool whip
  • ·
    chopped nuts, chopped cherries, shaved chocolate

How to Make Pistachio Pudding Dessert


  1. Set ice cream out to thaw. I use 1/2 of a 1.5 qt of any kind of vanilla ice cream.
  2. Place stick of butter in a 9x13 pan and melt in the oven on low temperature. While butter is melting, crush crackers with a rolling pin. Mix melted butter and crackers together and pat down evenly in the pan. Put back in oven for 8-10 minutes until crispy but not brown.
  3. In a seperate bowl mix together pistachio and vanilla pudding with milk. Add a drop of green food coloring if desired. Fold in ice cream. Pour mixture over crumb crust and refrigerate for one hour to set.
  4. After one hour spread Cool Whip on pudding/ice cream layer. If desired, sprinkle chopped nuts or cherries or shaved chocolate for decoration. Chill for couple hours before serving.

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About Pistachio Pudding Dessert

Course/Dish: Ice Cream & Ices Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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