Pistachio Cake Recipe

Pistachio Shortbread Dessert - layered treat with a Sandies Cookies crust, cream cheese layer, pistachio pudding layer and topped with Cool whip! YUM!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 378 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 13 oz shortbread cookies
  • 3 tbsp butter melted
  • 6.8 oz pistachio pudding mix
  • 2 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cartons cool whip divided
  • M&Ms


  1. Smash shortbread cookies in a ziploc bag, till fine. Put crumbs in melted butter and press into a 9x13 pan. Bake at 350 for about 10 minutes in the oven until golden. Let cool.

  2. Smooth together cream cheese, sugar and 2 cups of your cool whip. Pour an even layer over crushed cookie crust.
  3. Mix the milk and pudding mix together till it thick. Pour over the cream cheese layer.
  4. Spread your remaining cool whip over the top and refrigerate.

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Nutrition Facts
Pistachio Cake Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 378 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 502mg22%
Potassium 130mg4%
Carbohydrates 48g16%
Sugar 32g36%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 460IU9%
Calcium 95mg10%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.