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Peppermint Chocolate Delight Recipe

Lil' Luna
Deliciously fluffy layered Peppermint Chocolate Delight is simple and kid-friendly. It's our new favorite Christmas dessert!
4.84 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Refrigerate 2 hrs 10 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 410 kcal


  • 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 (2 - 3.4 oz. boxes)
  • crushed candy canes


  • Begin by crushing wafers in a Ziploc bag. Add melted butter and mix until well coated. Press onto the bottom of 9x13 dish.
  • 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.
  • Make pudding by whisking milk and instant pudding in a bowl until thickened. Pour over cream cheese layer and refrigerate for at least 10 minutes.
  • Top with remaining Cool Whip and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Add crushed candy canes right before serving. ENJOY!


Serving: 12gCalories: 410kcalCarbohydrates: 52gProtein: 5gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 498mgPotassium: 203mgFiber: 1gSugar: 39gVitamin A: 496IUCalcium: 114mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Peppermint Chocolate Delight
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