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Layered Chocolate Pudding Dessert

This layered dessert is cool, creamy, chocolaty and a winner with everyone who tries it. What's not to like? —Carma Blosser, Livermore, Colorado
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup whipped topping, divided
  • 2/3 cup cold 2% milk
  • 3 tablespoons instant chocolate pudding mix


  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, pecans and butter; press into 2 ungreased 8-ounce ramekins. Bake at 350° until crust is lightly browned, 10-12 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  • In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth; fold in 1/2 cup whipped topping. Spread over crust.
  • In a small bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Let stand until soft-set, about 2 minutes. Spread over cream cheese mixture. Spread with remaining whipped topping. Chill until serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 584 calories, 33g fat (19g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 264mg sodium, 66g carbohydrate (40g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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  • bbockstruck
    Mar 26, 2016

    An old family favorite. Can be stacked to create a multi-tiered dessert. I use the sugar free pudding and sugar free cool whip

  • DebbieT
    Dec 8, 2014

    Nothing like it! Best dessert ever!

  • ebramkamp
    Mar 30, 2014

    I have made this many times because it's easy, I can make it ahead of time and it tastes delicious. I do use a 5 oz cook and serve chocolate pudding though instead of the instant. I like the taste better. I cook it according to the directions and let it cool with plastic wrap sealed tightly over it to avoid a pudding 'skin' from forming. When it has cooled sufficiently I pour it over the cream cheese mixture. Then I spread with the remaining whipped topping. Just prior to serving I peel milk chocolate from a chocolate bar-forming chocolate curls and sprinkle them on top. It makes for a pretty presentation.

  • swmetz
    May 3, 2013

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  • jean748
    Jun 13, 2010

    This sounds and looks so yummy==BUT 692 CALORIES per serving is a lot==are you sure that is right??

  • bakingf
    Feb 23, 2010

    Sounds great but I haven't made it yet. What's holding me back is 692 calories per serving. Can that be right?

  • ronnier
    Jun 19, 2008

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