The bottom layer of this chilled pie is made from a buttery pecan mixture. The next layer, from sweetened cream cheese and non-dairy whipped topping. The third is a milky chocolate pudding mixture. And to top things off, more whipped topping.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup frozen whipped topping, thawed
- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
- 1 cup confectioners' sugar
- 1 (5.9 ounce) package instant chocolate pudding mix
- 2/3 cup milk
- 2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
Mix together pecans, melted butter, and flour. Pat into the bottom and up the sides of a 9 inch pie plate. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) until lightly browned. Remove from oven, and set aside to cool.
In a mixing bowl, blend 1 cup whipped topping, cream cheese, and confectioners sugar until creamy. Spread into cooled crust.
Whisk together pudding mix and milk. Spread evenly over cheese layer, and the spread remaining whipped topping on top. Chill 1 1/2 to 2 hours.