Holiday Pistachio Dessert Recipe

Anna Russell


Dessert, which my children gobble up immediately. It’s a hit at every gathering!

★★★★★ 2 votes
Prep: 30 min. + chilling Yield: 15 Servings 20
30 Min


1 1/4 c
biscuit/baking mix
1/2 c
chopped walnuts
1 Tbsp
brown sugar
3 Tbsp
cold butter
1 pkg
cream cheese, softened
1 c
plus 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar, divided
1 c
heavy whipping cream, whipped, divided
2 1/2 c
cold milk
2 pkg
(3.4 ounces each) instant pistachio pudding mix
chocolate curls, optional


1In a small bowl, combine the biscuit mix, walnuts and brown sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs
2Press into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.
3In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and 1 cup confectioners' sugar until fluffy. Fold in half of the whipped cream; spread over crust. Stir remaining confectioners' sugar into remaining whipped cream; refrigerate until serving.
4In another bowl, whisk milk and pudding mixes for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Spread over cream cheese layer. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.
5Garnish with sweetened whipped cream and chocolate curls if desired.
6Yield: 15 servings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Puddings, Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #pistachio, #pies, #Kids