Layered Pumpkin Dessert
Recipe is the winner of the pumpkin cookoff at St. Andrew's UMC in Garner
- 1 cup flour
- 1/2 cup butter softened
- 1/2 cup plus 1/4 cup pecans, chopped
- 8 oz. cream cheese
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 3 cups whipped topping
- 2 1/2 cups milk
- 3 small packages white chocolate instant pudding mix (3.4 oz.)
- 15 oz. can pumpkin puree
- 1 tsp. pumpkin spice
Layer 1: Mix flour, butter and ½ cup pecans together. Press into a sprayed 9x9 pan. (If using a 9 x 13 pan added an additional ½ cup flour, ¼ cup butter and ¼ cup chopped pecans.) Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees, then remove and cool.
Layer 2: Blend cream cheese and powdered sugar, add 1 cup of the whipped topping then spread over the cooled crust.
Layer 3: Mix milk, pudding mix, canned pumpkin, pumpkin spice and 1 cup whipped topping until smooth. Spread over top of layer 2.
Layer 4: Spread remaining 1 cup of whipped topping and sprinkle pecans over layer 3.
Let chill for 3 hours.