This is the fluffy dessert you might have sampled at a family reunion, church gathering, or baby shower. It is light, smooth, creamy, chocolaty, and extremely easy to make. Kids love this stuff!
1 cup flour
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1/4 stick butter, melted
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup Cool Whip topping
1 small package instant chocolate pudding mix (I like using the dark chocolate)
2 cups milk
Shaved Hershey Bar
Maraschino Cherries (Optional)
- Mix crust ingredients and pat into a 9 x 12 baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Cool completely.
- Blend ingredients for First Layer in a electric mixer until smooth and light. Spread on cooled crust.
- Prepare instant pudding and spread over the first layer.
- Top with Cool Whip, chopped nuts, shaved chocolate and dot with cherries. Refrigerate several hours. Cut into squares to serve.