Luscious Lemon Delight

The eight week challenge is going strong! (I’ve lost 2 pounds so far!) My most favorite day is the Treat Day! I always make sure I make something good on that day! The picture really doesn’t do this treat justice. It really is SO Delicious!!!

Luscious Lemon Delight

1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons chopped pecans, divided
8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, softened
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 (8-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
2 (3.4-ounce) packages lemon instant pudding mix

2 2/3 cups milk

Preheat the oven to 375F.

Combine flour, 1/2 cup pecans and butter in a medium bowl and mix well. Press onto the bottom of an 11 x 8-inch baking dish. Bake until lightly browned, about 15 minutes. Let stand to cool.

Place cream cheese in a medium bowl. Beat with an electric mixer set at medium speed until fluffy. Add confectioners’ sugar and beat until mixture is light and fluffy.

Add 1 cup whipped topping to cream cheese mixture and fold in gently. Spread over cooled crust.

Combine pudding mix and milk in a medium bowl. Beat until thickened. Spread on top of cream cheese layer. Top with the remaining whipped topping. Sprinkle with remaining pecans. Chill, covered, for 1 hour. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator.

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  1. says

    The picture looks like it was really made with COOK n serve pudding mix cause it has the more clear look, sorta like lemon curd or lemon meringue pie filling. it doesn’t look like it has milk in it as the lemon INSTANT pudding does! Maybe it is just the lighting, or photography, but, my instant lemon pudding never looks like that!

  2. says

    I have made this chocolate for years. Can also make it with coconut or butterscotch pudding. Lemon is a favorite of mine too but I don’t do much lemon because I would eat it all.

    I am like a couple others. The lemon pudding I have used is milky looking, not this clear pretty look.

  3. Carol says

    I’m going to make this soon! It looks delicious! I made one almost the same using a can of pumpkin and everyone loved it…..but we have a granddaughter who doesn’t like pumpkin, so I was hoping to find something to replace the can of pumpkin. Butterscotch sounds good too! I’m new to pinterest, but have been finding so many tasty and fun things to pin!

  4. Teresa says

    Made this recipe for my husband who loves anything made with lemons. Fantastic!
    I used low fat cream cheese and instant lemon pudding . Taste and texture were great.

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