howard test kitchen 1/27/14

Published 01/27 2014 12:51PM

Updated 01/27 2014 01:09PM

What You'll Need:
  • 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter,  melted
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts,  divided
  • 2 (4-serving-size) packages instant  chocolate pudding mix
  • 3 cups milk
  • 12 ounces cream cheese,  softened
  • 1 cup confectioners'  sugar
  • 1 (16-ounce) container frozen whipped  topping, thawed, divided
What To Do:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the melted butter, flour, and 3/4 cup nuts.  Press mixture into a 9- x 13-inch baking dish.
  3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until a firm crust forms; let cool.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together pudding mix and milk until thickened; set  aside. In another medium bowl, combine cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and  half the whipped topping; mix well.
  5. Using a wet table knife, spread cream cheese mixture over top of cooled  crust. Spoon chocolate pudding mixture over top of cream cheese mixture then top  with remaining whipped topping. Sprinkle remaining walnuts on top.
  6. Cover and chill overnight, or at least 6 hours. Refrigerate any  leftovers.


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