American Holiday Pie

Pat Duran


This pie makes a sweet ending to any family gathering or picnic, or BBQ or end of summer and back to school celebration!
Great for New Years party, 4th of July, Memorial Day or Graduation!
Enjoy and celebrate family!


★★★★★ 1 vote

6-8 servings
10 Min
30 Min


  • 3 oz
    pkg. vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 3/4 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    vanilla or white chocolate chips
  • ·
    fruit and sprinkles for garnish
  • 25
    original pretzel chips (more or less)

How to Make American Holiday Pie


  1. Combine pudding and milk in a medium bowl and whisk until thickens.Set aside.
  2. Cover the bottom of an 8 or 9-inch pie dish with the pretzel chips. Set aside.
  3. Melt vanilla chips in a medium microwavable bowl and zap until melted using 30 second intervals and stirring after each zap until smooth and creamy. Pour or spoon carefully over the pretzel chips and smooth as best you can to the edge of dish.
  4. Place pretzel chips around edge of mixture to form a crust.
  5. Pour pudding on top of chocolate evenly. Chill for 30 minutes or more until chocolate and pudding has set up. Decorate with your favorite fruit and sprinkles just before ready to Serve and enjoy!

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