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Four Layer Dessert

Four Layer Dessert

Old Salt Farm
This easy Four Layer Dessert Recipe is to-die-for good. Layers of shortbread, creamy filling, and your favorite pudding flavor make the perfect combination.
Prep Time 30 mins
Course Dessert, Desserts
Cuisine Dessert, Desserts
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

Crust:

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 1/2 cup flour

Layer 2:

  • 8 oz. cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 large container Cool Whip

Layer 3:

  • 2- 3 oz. packages instant pudding
  • 3 cups cold milk

Layer 4:

  • 1/2 pint heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • a few extra nuts to sprinkle on top

Instructions
 

  • Combine crust ingredients, and press into a buttered 9x13baking dish. Bake at 325 degrees for 20 minutes, then let cool.
  • Beat the cream cheese until smooth, and then add the powdered sugar. Fold in the Cool Whip until it’s completely incorporated, then spread the mixture on top of the cooled crust.
  • Mix pudding and milk until thick, and then spread on top of the cream cheese layer.
  • Beat the heavy cream until it reaches a soft peak stage, then add the powdered sugar and vanilla. Spread on top of the pudding layer. Sprinkle with nuts.
  • Refrigerate until time to serve.
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