Hot Chocolate Pudding Dessert

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I am taking a break from low carb, veggie filled January posts and heading over to Mom’s Test Kitchen with this Hot Chocolate Pudding Dessert.  It’s a twist on that old favorite, “Better Than Robert Redford….or Brad Pitt…..or Ryan Gosling…or whoever is the latest Hollywood Guy.”    I will be around tomorrow with some vegetables and then Thursday is the Improv Challenge.  Come back to see what we made with Bananas and Nutmeg!!

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Ingredients
  • ⅓ cup walnuts, finely chopped (optional)
  • 15 graham crackers, crushed into crumbs
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 4 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 5 oz cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • ⅔ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 8 oz Cool Whip, thawed and divided
  • 15 Hot Cocoa 3 Musketeer mini candies, chopped
  • 1 small pkg instant chocolate pudding
  • 2 cups milk
  • ½ cup mini French Vanilla marshmallows
  • more 3 Musketeers candies sliced for garnish
Instructions
  1. Mix walnuts, graham crackers, sugar and melted butter in a bowl. Firmly press into a 8X8 pan. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely. Combine cream cheese and powdered sugar in a mixer until smooth. Add vanilla. Fold in ½ cup Cool Whip and chopped 3 Musketeer candies. In another bowl, combine chocolate pudding and milk. Let sit until thickened. Fold in marshmallows. Once crust is cool, gently spread cream cheese layer on top. Carefully spread pudding on top of cream cheese layer. Top pudding with remaining Cool Whip. Garnish with sliced candy bars. Refrigerate until ready to serve (at least 30 minutes).

 

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