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Fluffy Lemon Pudding Dessert

Total Time

Prep: 35 min. + chilling

Makes

20 servings

A piece of this fluffy dessert is pure heaven! We indulge in this yummy treat during the holidays, and I love it because you can make it in advance and keep it in the fridge until serving time.—Janice Hurd, Church Hill, Tennessee
Fluffy Lemon Pudding Dessert Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 4 cups cold 2% milk
  • 3 packages (3.4 ounces each) instant lemon pudding mix

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the flour, pecans, butter and sugar. Press onto the bottom of a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Fold in half of the whipped topping. Spread over crust.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes (mixture will be thick). Spread over cream cheese layer; top with remaining whipped topping. Refrigerate until chilled.
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  • Nutrition Facts

    1 piece: 277 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 265mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

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