Chocolate Pudding Pie Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Total Time
Prep: 10 min. + freezing
Chocolate pudding pie is one of those desserts that will never go out of style! It's creamy, cool and rich. Chocolate lovers will adore this pie.

Updated: Mar. 11, 2024

This light pie is the perfect treat. Plus, because it’s a no-bake dessert, you won’t even need to use your oven. With only six ingredients, you’ll whip up this no-bake favorite in no time.

Chocolate Pudding Pie Ingredients

When making a chocolate pudding pie, these ingredients are essential.

  • Instant pudding mix: Pudding mix is the secret for providing both the best flavor and the right consistency.
  • Milk: Milk helps give this pie a creamy texture and adds richness.
  • Whipped topping: A frozen whipped topping like Cool Whip is a key item for a lot of no-bake pies. Make sure it’s softened before folding it into this recipe.
  • Chocolate shavings: You can buy pre-made shavings or simply chop up a Hershey’s chocolate bar.

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Directions

Step 1: Whisk ingredients

In a small bowl, whisk milk, pudding mix and baking cocoa until thickened, about a minute.

Step 2: Fold in the topping

Gently fold in whipped topping and spoon into crust.

Step 3: Freeze

Cover and freeze at least 4 hours.

Step 4: Add toppings

Top with additional whipped topping, if desired, and chocolate shavings.

How do you store chocolate pudding pie?

Store your pie in an airtight container. Chocolate pudding pie can last in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Can you freeze chocolate pudding pie?

Yes! You can freeze the pudding pie as long as you wrap it well or store in an airtight container. The pudding will remain fine to eat even after a couple of months.

Chocolate Pudding Pie Tips

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What other crusts can you use for chocolate pudding pie?

For this pudding pie, you can use an Oreo pie crust that would make the pie even more rich with flavor.

How do you serve chocolate pudding pie?

You can top your pie with sprinkles, assorted fresh berries (like blueberries or strawberries), chocolate chips or coconut flakes. The sky’s the limit!

Watch how to Make Chocolate Pudding Pie

Chocolate Pudding Pie

Prep Time 10 min
Yield 8 servings.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cold 2% milk
  • 1 package (3.9 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • Chocolate shavings

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk milk, pudding mix and baking cocoa until thickened, about a minute. Gently fold in whipped topping. Spoon into crust. Cover and freeze at least 4 hours. Top with additional whipped topping, if desired and chocolate shavings.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 253 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 202mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.