The Next Best Thing to Robert Redford
Recipe Type: Dessert
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Serves: 24-32
This rich, creamy and chocolaty dessert definitely isn't for the weak. A little bit of the buttery cookie crust topped with vanilla-chocolate pudding and whipped cream goes a long way.
Bottom Layer
  • 1 cup (99g) unsifted flour
  • ½ cup (115g) butter, softened
  • 1 cup (121g) finely chopped pecans or walnuts
Middle Layer
  • 1 8-ounce (227g) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (192g) sugar
  • 4½ ounces (120g) homemade whipped cream
Top Layer
  • 1 large package instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 large package instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 3 cups (710mL) cold milk
Garnish layer
  • Roughly 4½ ounces (120g) homemade whipped cream
  • Chocolate shavings
Bottom layer
  1. Mix together the flour, butter and chopped nuts until the dough is crumble-like.
  2. Press the mixture into a greased 9x13-inch pan.
  3. Bake the cookie crust at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly golden.
  4. Let the cookie crust cool.
Middle layer
  1. Beat the sugar into the cream cheese until it is smooth.
  2. Fold in the whipped cream.
  3. Spread the mixture over the cooled crust.
Top layer
  1. Beat the milk into the pudding mixes until the mixture is smooth and thickened.
  2. Spread the pudding over the middle layer.
  1. Spread whipped cream over the top and sprinkle the the dessert with grated chocolate candy bar, such as Baker's Real Semi-Sweet Chocolate Shavings.
  2. Cover the layered dessert and refrigerate it until you are ready to serve it.
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