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Fluffy Pistachio Dessert Recipe

Fluffy Pistachio Dessert Recipe

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 YIELD: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

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.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 153 calories, 6g fat (0g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 206mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 4g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1-1/2 starch, 1 fat

Reviews for Fluffy Pistachio Dessert

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2015

"Very simple and great!!!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2013

"Great & Easy"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2012

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

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2011

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

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 22, 2010

"This is the request for my birthdays!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2008

"weight watcher 4pts"

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