- January 20, 2019 at 6:24 pm #395697
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
2 tbs sugar
1/2 cup butter, melted
8 oz cream cheese, softened
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
16-oz large tub frozen whipped topping, thawed
2 3.9-oz pkgs chocolate instant pudding
3 cups cold milk
Optional: 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
Heat the oven to 350°
Combine the graham cracker crumbs, 2 tbs sugar, and the melted butter. Press into the bottom of a 9 x 13 x 2-inch pan.
Bake for 10 min.
Cool completely before assembling the layers.
Beat the softened cream cheese with the confectioners’ sugar until smooth. Stir in half of the whipped topping until well blended.
Spread the mixture over the cooled crust.
Beat the pudding with the milk as directed on the package using only 3 cups of milk.
Spread over the cream cheese layer.
Top the dessert with the remaining whipped topping and spread to cover.
If desired, sprinkle with chopped pecans or walnuts.
Chill thoroughly before serving. Serves 8