Friday, March 2, 2012

Easy Pistachio Layer Dessert

This dessert is easy and really scrumptious. We make this for St. Patrick's Day every year, but it is delicious at any time. You can also swap out the Pistachio Pudding for another favorite flavor, like maybe chocolate. You can make it in a flash!

Easy Pistachio Layer Dessert

Ingredients and Directions:

1st layer
1 cup flour
1/2 cup margarine or butter
2 Tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup pecans chopped

When these ingredients have been mixed, press into a 9x13 inch pan. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes or until brown. Cool crust.

2nd layer
Mix until smooth:
8 ounces softened cream cheese
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup whipped topping (from a 12 to 16 oz. container of whipped topping)

Spread onto cooled crust.

3rd layer
Prepare according to package directions:
1 large package pistachio pudding

Pour over 2nd layer and let it set.

4th layer
Put remainder of 12-16 ounce container of whipping topping on top of pudding and sprinkle with 1/2 cup chopped pecans or other type of nut.

Recipe Source: Momma Barney

Linked to:  Sweets for a Saturday


kitty said...

I have made this in chocolate and also lemon. It's such a great, yummy dessert!

MySweetCreations said...

It looks refreshinglu fantastic! Making my mouth water! :)

Erin said...

I love this stuff.


carolinaheartstrings said...

Looks delicious. This is the perfect recipe for March! Come visit us. We have some terrific Irish treats this week.


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