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Peppermint Chocolate Delight Recipe

Peppermint Chocolate Delight - Nilla wafer crust, cream cheese layer, chocolate pudding layer, whipped cream and candy cane pieces. It's our new favorite Christmas dessert!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Refrigerate 2 hours 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 4914 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 2 1/2 cups vanilla wafers
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 3 cups milk
  • 12 oz Cool Whip thawed and divided (or whipping cream)
  • 7.8 oz instant chocolate pudding
  • crushed candy canes


  1. Begin by crushing wafers in a Ziploc bag. Add melted butter and mix until well coated. Press onto the bottom of 13x9 dish.

  2. In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, 2 tablespoons milk and peppermint extract until well blended. Fold in half of Cool Whip and mix well. Spread over crust.
  3. Make pudding by whisking milk and instant pudding in a bowl. Pour over cream cheese layer and refrigerate for at least 10 minutes.
  4. Top with remaining Cool Whip and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Add crushed candy canes right before serving. ENJOY!
Nutrition Facts
Peppermint Chocolate Delight Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 4914 Calories from Fat 2205
% Daily Value*
Fat 245g377%
Saturated Fat 142g888%
Cholesterol 457mg152%
Sodium 5972mg260%
Potassium 2415mg69%
Carbohydrates 622g207%
Fiber 11g46%
Sugar 463g514%
Protein 64g128%
Vitamin A 5900IU118%
Calcium 1365mg137%
Iron 4.3mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.