Five Layer Dessert

This recipe is originally from my mother, and is currently popular with my entire extended family and church family.

  • 1 stick of butter, soft
  • 1 cup of plain flour
  • 1 cup of chopped pecans,(plus extra)
  • 1 large 8 oz. cream cheese, soft
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 small containers cool whip
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 large instant chocolate pudding
  • 1 large instant vanilla pudding
  • 5 cups milk

1st layer: 1 stick of butter, soft: 1 cup of plain flour; 1 cup finely chopped pecans. Mix until crumbly. Press into 9×13 in. pan. Bake at 350degrees until light brown. Cool.

2nd layer: Large 8oz container cream cheese, soft; 1 cup powdered sugar; 1 small container cool whip; 1 tsp. vanilla. Blend. Spread across 1st layer.

3rd layer: Mix 1 large instant chocolate pudding mix with 2 and one half cup milk. Spread across 2nd layer.

4th layer: Same as 3rd, but use vanilla pudding. Spread across 3rd layer.

5th layer: 1 small container cool whip, soft. Spread across top. Sprinkle chopped pecans over the top, if desired.

Keep refrigerated until ready to eat.

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