Cool Pistachio Dessert

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24
Cool Pistachio Dessert

Ingredients

Puffy Crust

1/2
cup butter or margarine
1
cup water
1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
4
eggs

Filling and Topping

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
3
cups milk
2
packages (4-serving size each) pistachio instant pudding and pie filling mix
1
container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed (3 1/2 cups)
1/4
cup chocolate-flavor syrup
Chopped pistachio nuts, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400ºF. Grease 15x10x1-inch pan. In 2 1/2-quart saucepan, heat butter and water to rolling boil. Stir in flour; reduce heat to low. Stir vigorously about 1 minute or until mixture forms a ball; remove from heat. Beat in eggs all at once; continue beating until smooth. Spread dough in pan.
  • 2
    Bake about 30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. (Crust will be puffy and uneven.)
  • 3
    In large bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/4 cup of the milk with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Add remaining milk and the pudding mix (dry). Beat about 2 minutes or until smooth and slightly thickened; immediately spread over crust. Spread with whipped topping.
  • 4
    Refrigerate uncovered at least 1 hour but no longer than 24 hours. Just before serving, drizzle with chocolate syrup and sprinkle with nuts. For servings, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store in refrigerator.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Looking for another great flavor combo? Use banana cream pudding and pie filling mix for the pistachio. Add sliced bananas just before serving. Mmm!
  • Toast the pistachio nuts for richer flavor. Bake uncovered in ungreased shallow pan in 350°F oven about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown. Or cook in ungreased heavy skillet over medium-low heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until browning begins, then stirring constantly until golden brown.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
155
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9 g
Saturated Fat
5 g
Cholesterol
60 mg
Sodium
200 mg
Potassium
80 mg
Total Carbohydrate
16 g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
3 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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