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Four Layer Dessert

Four Layer Dessert

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Kierste Wade | Old Salt Farm
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 12
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.



  • 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


  • 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.
Course :Dessert, Desserts
Cuisine :Dessert, Desserts
Keyword :chocolate dessert', chocolate recipes, easter desserts, easy desserts, easy recipes, holiday baking, lemon dessert, lemon recipes,, pudding desserts, shortbread crust
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