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Chocolate Pudding Dessert

An easy and delicious chocolate pudding dessert that will satisfy anyone's sweet tooth on a warm summer day.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time32 mins
Servings: 8
Author: Julie @MomFabulous

Ingredients

Graham Cracker Crust

  • 12 graham crackers
  • 5 Tbsp melted butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/8 tsp salt

If using Flour Crust

  • 1 stick of butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts optional

For the layers

  • 1 8 oz. package of cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 large carton of Cool Whip
  • 1 large package of instant chocolate pudding
  • 3 cups of milk
  • Garnish with chocolate chips or nuts optional

Instructions

For Graham Cracker Crust

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pulse graham cracker crumbs, butter, sugar, and salt in a food processor until combined.
  • 2. Firmly press crumb mixture into bottom 9x13 inch pan. Bake crust about 12 to 14 minutes, until golden. Let cool completely on a wire rack.

For Flour Crust

  • 1. Mix softened stick of butter, flour and chopped nuts (optional). Press onto bottom of 9x13 inch pan.
  • 2. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Let cool completely before adding layers.

For Pudding, Cream Cheese, Cool Whip Layers

  • 1. Beat softened cream cheese and powdered sugar until creamy. Fold in 1/2 carton of Cool Whip. Spread this onto cooled crust in 9x13 inch pan.
  • 2. Combine pudding mix and milk, and whisk well. Wait until the pudding sets up (about 5 minutes) and spread on top of white layer in 9x13 inch pan.
  • 3. Top with remaining Cool Whip.
  • 4. Sprinkle with chocolate chips, chocolate shavings or nuts. (Optional)
  • 5. Refrigerate and chill well. Overnight is best.