Possum Pie

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


8 servings

Updated: Nov. 02, 2023
We found this Possum Pie recipe in a recipe box from the previous cafe owner. It's been on our menu ever since. —David Heilemann, Eureka Springs, Arkansas


  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1-3/4 cups cold whole milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/3 cup instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 12 to 16 pecan halves


  1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Spoon into crust. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.
  2. In a bowl, whisk the milk, vanilla and pudding mixes for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Spoon over the pecans.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Top with whipped cream and pecan halves.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 388 calories, 24g fat (10g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 276mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.