Cool Pistachio Dessert
Try using Chocolate pudding and Pecans or lemon pudding and Walnuts or if pecans are preferred with any of the puddings.
I always make this for pot lucks and there is never any left over.
This is also a family favorite and is requested by our Grandchildren.
·1 1/2 sticks margarine or butter
·1 1/2cups flour
·3/4 cups chopped nuts ( pistachio or walnut or pecans)
·8 oz. philadelphia cream cheese
·1 1/2 cups confectioneers sugar
·1 1/2 cups cool whip
·2 small pkgs.( 3.4 oz. size) pistachio instant pudding
·3 cups milk
·2 cups cool whip
·1/4 cups finely chopped nuts
How to Make Cool Pistachio Dessert
- Blend margarine nuts and flour and press into a 9 x 13 inch glass baking pan, sprayed with non stick spray. Using a fork, poke holes in crust and bake at 350º for 15 minutes or until slightly brown. Cool.
- Beat cream cheese until creamy, Add Confectioners sugar and 1 1/2 cups cool whip. Spread on cooled crust.
Spoon pudding on top of cream cheese layer.
- Spread Cool Whip on top to cover, garnish with nuts of choice on top. Refrigerate for several hours, preferably overnight. Cut in squares to serve.