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Chocolate Delight

Chocolate Delight is a sweet, creamy, layered treat that is easy to make and the perfect dessert to make and share. Try making this treat for your next potluck.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate delight
Servings: 12
Calories: 398kcal


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 ½ cups finely chopped pecans, divided
  • Pinch of salt (unless you use salted butter, then skip this step)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 16 ounces Cool Whip, divided
  • 2 3.9 ounce boxes instant chocolate pudding
  • 3 cups milk


  • Combine flour, butter, 1 heaping cup of finely chopped pecans and salt and press into the bottom of a 13×9 inch baking dish.
  • Bake at 300 degrees F. for 20 to 25 minutes…until light golden brown. Cool completely.
  • Mix cream cheese and powdered sugar with an electric mixer until smooth. Fold in half (8 oz.) of the Cool Whip and mix until combined.
  • Spread cream cheese mixture evenly onto cooled crust.
  • Mix instant pudding and milk with an electric mixer until combined then mix on medium speed for two minutes until soft set, then spread the pudding mixture evenly on top of the cream cheese layer.
  • Lastly spread the remaining Cool Whip (8 oz.) on top of the pudding layer, then sprinkle with the remaining chopped pecans.
  • Serve immediately and store any leftovers in the refrigerator up to 3 days.


Calories: 398kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 184mg | Potassium: 214mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 665IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 142mg | Iron: 0.9mg