Kansas City Mud Pie
Source of Recipe
List of Ingredients
1 1/4 cups finely chopped PLANTERS Pecans
3/4 cup flour
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
2 (8 ounce) packages PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 (8 ounce) tub COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
2 2/3 cups cold milk
2 pkg. (4 serving size) JELL-O Chocolate Flavor Instant Pudding & Pie Filling
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Mix pecans, flour and butter; press firmly onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 20 minutes. Cool.
Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Gently stir in 1-1/2 cups of the whipped topping; spread over crust. Pour milk into medium bowl. Add dry pudding mixes. Beat with wire whisk 2 minutes or until well blended. Spoon over cream cheese layer.
Refrigerate several hours or until set. Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen dessert; remove rim of pan. Spread remaining whipped topping over pudding layer just before serving. Store leftover dessert in refrigerator.
Yield: 16 servings