Fluffy Pistachio Dessert Recipe

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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."
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. + chilling

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

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. Yield: 24 servings.
Originally published as Fluffy Pistachio Dessert in Taste of Home February/March 1999, p17

Nutritional 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.

  • 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
  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

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reendahl User ID: 6705350 225563
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2015

"Very simple and great!!!!"

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MJHump User ID: 7162915 69871
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2013

"Great & easy"

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jazmine01 User ID: 2386482 32006
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2012

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

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selias User ID: 281817 19650
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2011

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

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Rachnel9 User ID: 5302453 61543
Reviewed Jul. 22, 2010

"This is the request for my birthdays!"

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bildoone User ID: 979179 202970
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2008

"weight watcher 4pts"

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