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Pistachio Dessert 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 15
Calories 304 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
  • 16 oz whipped topping 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 Dessert Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 304 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 32mg11%
Sodium 403mg18%
Potassium 104mg3%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 367IU7%
Calcium 77mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.