This next dessert is one that EVERY pumpkin lover will enjoy. It’s one of those delicious layered desserts, and I’m calling it Pumpkin Delight! With a pecan layer, cream cheese layer, pumpkin and pudding layer and a Cool Whip layer on top, it’s sure to be a hit at your home! Creamy, velvety layers of pumpkin and nuts. Now, doesn’t that just sound heavenly? I about flipped my lid when I first heard about this recipe. I love pumpkin desserts. And guess what else? This pumpkin nut recipe is super easy to make! It’s one of those desserts that really doesn’t require much hubbub at all. I could make this little beauty with my eyes closed.
1 cup Flour
½ cup Butter (softened)
½ cup plus ¼ cup Pecans, chopped
8 oz. Cream cheese, softened
1 cup Powdered sugar
3 cups Whipped topping, divided
2½ cups Milk
3 sm pkgs. White chocolate instant pudding mix (or vanilla) – 3.4 oz. boxes
1 – 15 oz can Pumpkin puree
1 tsp. Pumpkin spice
Layer 1: Mix flour, butter and ½ cup pecans together. Press into a sprayed 9×9 OR 9×13 pan. Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees, then remove and let cool.
Layer 2: Blend cream cheese and powdered sugar, add 1 cup of the whipped topping then spread over 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.
Let chill for 3 hours or until set.