Pistachio Creams

Enjoy these pistachio cream bars made using pistachio-flavored instant pudding and pie filling mix for a delicious any time dessert.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 36

Ingredients

2
cups all-purpose flour
1/3
cup granulated sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
cup powdered sugar
1
box (4-serving size) pistachio-flavored instant pudding and pie filling mix
3/4
cup cold milk
1/2
cup pistachio nuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F (if using dark or nonstick pan, heat oven to 300°F). In medium bowl, stir together flour and granulated sugar. Beat in butter with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. On bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan, press dough.
  • 2 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or just until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar on medium speed until blended. Beat in pudding mix (dry) and milk. Spread over crust. Sprinkle nuts over top. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until set. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    140
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    100mg
    100%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    14g
    14%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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