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Creamy Chocolate Dream Dessert Recipe

Creamy Chocolate Dream Dessert Recipe

“My husband and I have loved this cool, creamy dessert for years,” says Kay Hickman in Snyder, Texas. “Now that the recipe has been downsized for two, we don’t need company to enjoy it!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings


  • 3 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2-1/4 cups whipped topping, divided
  • 1-1/3 cups cold 2% milk
  • 1 package (3.9 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix
  • Additional chopped pecans, optional


  • 1. In a small bowl, cut butter into flour until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in pecans. Press into a 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar; fold in 1 cup whipped topping. Spread over crust.
  • 3. In a small bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Spread over cream cheese layer. Top with remaining whipped topping and additional pecans if desired. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes before serving. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 271 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 345mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein

Reviews for Creamy Chocolate Dream Dessert

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Reviewed Jun. 29, 2016

"A friend brought this to a potluck and everyone swooned over it. I made sure to get the recipe for my chocolate loving family. It's very rich so cut the pieces small."

Reviewed Jul. 6, 2014

"Wonderful recipe, and just enough that you don't get tired of it. I used the suggestion of butterscotch pudding (cooked kind,) and it was delicious."

Reviewed Feb. 4, 2014

"Chocolate is my absolute favorite, but I actually like this one better with butterscotch pudding."

Reviewed Feb. 4, 2014

"Have yet to make this one but we call it "Chocolate Delight" here. Looks delicious!"

Reviewed Feb. 4, 2014

"This is fantabulous! And so easy to make. Definitely a keeper."

Reviewed Jan. 30, 2012

"Very good and very easy!"

Reviewed Jul. 26, 2011

"Another name for this is "taste of heaven". It is just right on a hot day with good flavors."

Reviewed Dec. 14, 2010

"I made this dessert for Thanksgiving. My husband does not really care for sweets. But, this dessert was so appealing to him, he ate most of it! I am making it again for our in-law Holiday meal and my empolyee holiday lunch. I am sure it will be the "hit" of both."

Reviewed Nov. 5, 2010

"I've never tried this dessert with chocolate pudding, but my mom has always made it with pistaciao pudding. Can't wait to try chocolate!!"

Reviewed Apr. 13, 2010

"Very easy, fast. taste great.would definitely make again"

Reviewed Sep. 16, 2009

"This has to be one of the best desserts that I have ever had."

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.