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Fluffy Pistachio Dessert

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

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 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

  • In a large bowl, beat margarine until smooth. Add flour and sugar; blend until crumbly. Stir in walnuts.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Spread over first layer. Carefully spread whipped topping over second layer. Sprinkle with walnuts. Chill at least 1 hour.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 153 calories, 6g fat (0 saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 206mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

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  • reendahl
    Apr 28, 2015

    Very simple and great!!!!

  • MJHump
    Mar 6, 2013

    Great & Easy

  • jazmine01
    Nov 15, 2012

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

  • selias
    Dec 14, 2011

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

  • Rachnel9
    Jul 22, 2010

    This is the request for my birthdays!

  • bildoone
    Aug 22, 2008

    weight watcher 4pts