This Pistachio Lush is the perfect easy dessert for entertaining, especially when you want something decadent but not too heavy.
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Pistachio Lush

This Pistachio Lush is the perfect easy dessert for entertaining, especially when you want something decadent but not too heavy.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cool whip, no bake, one pan, pistachio, pudding
Servings: 16 slices
Calories: 222kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup pecans plus extra for garnish
  • 2 1/2 cups whipped topping like Cool Whip
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 3.4 oz package Pistachio pudding mix
  • 1 1/2 cups milk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Combine the flour, butter and 1/2 cup pecans in a food processor and blitz until a ball of dough forms.
  • Line a 9x9 baking dish with parchment paper and press the crust overtop into a flat layer.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes until just lightly golden.
  • Cool completely before adding on the lush layers.
  • Combine the cream cheese, powdered sugar and 1 cup of whipped topping until smooth.
  • Spread the cream cheese layer over the crust and place in the fridge as you prepare the pistachio filling.
  • Combine the pistachio pudding mix and milk, and mix for 2 minutes until nice and thick.
  • Pour over the cream cheese layer and spread evenly with an offset spatula.
  • Top with the remaining whipped topping and garnish as desired.
  • Chill until ready to serve.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 152mg | Potassium: 85mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 8.4% | Calcium: 5.5% | Iron: 2.8%