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Heavenly Dessert Recipe

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This recipe for Heavenly Dessert, by , is from Mrs. Matthew's Class Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.



Large baking dish (sheet cake pan)
16oz cool whip
1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 sticks margarine
1 cup chopped nuts (pecans, walnuts are good)
1 8oz pkg cream cheese (reduced fat works good, too)
1 cup powdered sugar (confectioners sugar)
1 pkg vanilla instant pudding 4-serving size (sugar-free and/or fat-free work good)
1 pkg chocolate instant pudding 4-serving size
3 cups of milk (whole, 2%, fat-free all work good)

Step 1:
Mix: 1 1/2 C all-purpose flour, 1 1/2 sticks margarine, 1 C chopped nuts (reserve a few for the top). These can be mixed by hand with a pastry blender or knives. The mixture should be “crumbly”. Press into pan and bake 20 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool thoroughly.

Step 2:
Mix: 1 8oz pkg. cream cheese, 1 C confectioners sugar, 1 C cool whip. These can be mixed by hand with a spoon. When thoroughly mixed, spread over baked and cooled crust.

Step 3:
Mix: 1 pkg. vanilla instant pudding, 1 pkg. chocolate instant pudding, 3 C milk. Mix thoroughly and spread over previous mixture.

Step 4:
Spread rest of cool whip over this and top with reserved chopped nuts.

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