Fluffy Pistachio Dessert Recipe
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Fluffy Pistachio Dessert Recipe

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Conveys Christine Strouf of St. Nazianz, Wisconsin. "This creamy, lightly sweet torte is one of my family's favorites, even with the low-fat, low-sugar ingredients."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat margarine, softened
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • FIRST LAYER:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) fat-free sour cream
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed
  • SECOND LAYER:
  • 3 cups cold fat-free milk
  • 2 packages (1 ounce each) sugar-free fat-free instant pistachio pudding mix
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons ground walnuts

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals 153 calories, 206 mg sodium, 2 mg cholesterol, 17 gm carbohydrate, 4 gm protein, 6 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat margarine until smooth. Add flour and sugar; blend until crumbly. Stir in walnuts.
  2. Press onto the bottom of a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until set. Cool.
  3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sour cream. Fold in whipped topping. Spread over the crust. In another bowl, combine milk and pudding mixes; beat on low speed for 2 minutes.
  4. Spread over first layer. Carefully spread whipped topping over second layer. Sprinkle with walnuts. Chill at least 1 hour. Yield: 24 servings.
Originally published as Fluffy Pistachio Dessert in Taste of Home February/March 1999, p17

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals 153 calories, 206 mg sodium, 2 mg cholesterol, 17 gm carbohydrate, 4 gm protein, 6 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Mar. 6, 2013

"Great & Easy"

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Reviewed Nov. 15, 2012

"My daughter and granddaughters request this at Thanksgiving time and birthdays, very easy to make."

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Reviewed Dec. 14, 2011

"Very light tasting,,, excellent for a summer time dessert."

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Reviewed Jul. 22, 2010

"This is the request for my birthdays!"

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Reviewed Aug. 22, 2008

"weight watcher 4pts"

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