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Fluffy Lemon Pudding Dessert Recipe

Fluffy Lemon Pudding Dessert Recipe

A piece of this fluffy dessert is pure heaven! We indulge in this yummy treat during the holidays, and I love it because you can make it in advance and keep it in the fridge until serving time.—Janice Hurd, Church Hill, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + chilling YIELD:20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 4 cups cold 2% milk
  • 3 packages (3.4 ounces each) instant lemon pudding mix

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the flour, pecans, butter and sugar. Press onto the bottom of a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • 2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Fold in half of the whipped topping. Spread over crust.
  • 3. In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes (mixture will be thick). Spread over cream cheese layer; top with remaining whipped topping. Refrigerate until chilled. Yield: 20 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 277 calories, 15 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 265 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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