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!

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1 Hr 15 Min


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
1 1/8 oz
cool whip
chopped nuts, chopped cherries, shaved chocolate


1Set ice cream out to thaw. I use 1/2 of a 1.5 qt of any kind of vanilla ice cream.
2Place 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.
3In 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.
4After 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.

About this Recipe

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