Vanilla Chip Dessert Recipe
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Vanilla Chip Dessert Recipe

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With the flavor of vanilla chips and a creamy filling, this luscious dessert is a cinch to prepare. “Sometimes I garnish with shaved chocolate to dress it up,” says Melanie Budd from Anaconda, Montana.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 15 servings


  • 3 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 90 wafers)
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) white baking chips
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Chocolate ice cream topping, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein


  1. In a large bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, butter and brown sugar. Press onto the bottom of a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 5-8 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool.
  2. In a microwave, melt white chips; stir until smooth. Cool.
  3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sour cream until smooth. Add melted chips; beat well. Fold in whipped topping.
  4. Pour filling over crust. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until set. Drizzle with chocolate topping if desired. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Vanilla Chip Dessert in Simple & Delicious January/February 2008, p17

Sweet White Wine

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

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Reviewed Jan. 2, 2014

"This dessert is delicious and extremely easy to make. It was a hit at our New Year's dinner party. I will definitely make it again."

Reviewed Dec. 22, 2011

"This dessert is easy to make and is very tasty. Two thumbs up! Will make it again."

Reviewed Jul. 31, 2011

"Very tasty and easy. I loved it."

Reviewed Feb. 16, 2011

"Excellent. I would make this again. Great and easy!"

Reviewed Sep. 14, 2010

"My store did not have the white chips so instead i used white almond bark ( 6 squares). It was absoluetly delicious. I will make this dessert again."

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