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Four Layer Delight Recipe

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Linda Turley


1 stick butter
1 cup flour
1 cup chopped nuts
1 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese (softened)
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup Cool Whip
1 sm. vanilla instant pudding
1 sm. chocolate instant pudding
3 cups cold milk

1st layer: Melt 1 stick butter. Add 1 cup flour and 1 cup chopped nuts. Spread in rectangular pan and bake for 350 for 25 minutes. Take out of oven.

2nd layer: 1 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 cup Cool Whip
Mix the above ingredients together and spread over crust.

3rd layer: In large bowl put 1 small package vanilla instant pudding and 1 small package chocolate instant pudding; add 3 cups cold milk. Beat until thick. Spread this on top of the other layers.

4th layer: Add remainder of the 9 oz. carton Cool Whip over top of other layers. Grate one Hershey Bar over top of Cool Whip as a garnish.




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