Better Than Robert Redford Dessert
Recipe from Family Circle

This make-ahead dessert consists of five delicious layers not counting the nut and chocolate garnish. When cut into squares, note the walnut crust, the cream cheese layer, the vanilla pudding, the chocolate pudding, and the creamy whipped topping.

Better Than Robert Redford Dessert

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  • 1   cup 
    all-purpose flour
  • 1   cup 
    coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1/2  cup 
    (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1  8  ounce package 
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1   cup 
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1  8  ounce container 
    frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 4   cups 
  • 2  3.4 ounce boxes 
    instant vanilla pudding
  • 2  3.9 ounce boxes 
    instant chocolate pudding
    Chopped nuts
    Chocolate curls
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
In a medium-size bowl, mix flour, walnuts and butter. Pat into prepared dish. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 15 minutes. Cool.
In a bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Fold in half of the whipped topping. Spread over cooled crust.
Prepare vanilla pudding using 2 cups of the milk. Spread over cream cheese layer. Prepare chocolate pudding with remaining 2 cups milk. Spread over the vanilla pudding layer. Spread remaining whipped topping over pudding. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight. Sprinkle with nuts and chocolate curls. Cut into squares.
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