Pistachio Lush Dessert

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup stick butter cut into cubes
  • ¼ cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 cup walnuts chopped

CREAM CHEESE LAYER

  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup whipped topping

PUDDING LAYER

  • 2 packages instant pistachio pudding
  • 3 cups milk

TOPPING

  • 2 cups whipped topping
  • 1/2 cup toasted almonds sliced

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, use a pastry blender or a fork to combine the flour, butter, and brown sugar until the butter in the mixture looks like small peas. Stir in the walnuts Press the mixture into a 9×13-inch pan. Bake for 20 minutes, then set aside to cool completely to room temperature.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth, then fold in the 1 cup of whipped topping. Spread evenly over the cooled crust in the pan.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, prepare the pistachio pudding by whisking the pudding mix and milk together until thickened. Spread the pudding over the cream cheese layer.
  5. Gently spread the remaining 2 cups of whipped topping over top of the dessert and sprinkle with toasted almonds.
  6. Cover the pan and chill the dessert for 2-3 hours, then slice and serve.

NUTRITION

Calories: 373kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 8gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 8gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 191mgPotassium: 250mgFiber: 2gSugar: 24gVitamin A: 219IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 141mgIron: 1mg

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