Pistachio Pudding Dessert

Pistachio Pudding Dessert
Making pistachio pudding is quite simple and also tastes heavenly. This article takes you through some simple recipes to try at home.
Tastessence Staff
Everyone loves desserts. The nutty flavor of pistachio pudding is sure to tempt any sweet tooth. Made with some basic ingredients, this dessert tastes like heaven. Although it looks complicated with all the layers, it really isn't. You can make this right at home without much trouble. The layers are simple: crust, cream cheese filling, pistachio pudding, and whipped topping and nuts. It only takes about 30 minutes to prep depending on the recipe.

Pistachio pudding makes a great addition to a number of celebrations like St. Patrick's day (it's green) and Easter. You could even throw one together for a potluck.

Pistachio Pudding Recipe

Ingredients:
  • 2 packages instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 package cream cheese
  • 3 cups milk
  • ½ cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 cup whipped cream
  • 1 cup chopped pistachio nuts
Directions:

Take a medium-sized bowl and mix together the all-purpose flour, butter (or margarine), white sugar, and pistachio nuts for the pie crust. Once all the ingredients are combined, press into a greased baking pan and bake in a preheated oven at 350 ºF until it turns golden-brown. Remove the crust and let it cool down to room temperature. In a separate bowl, whip the cream cheese, half cup of whipped cream, and powdered sugar until creamy. Spread this mixture on top of the crust. Combine the pudding with milk and pour it on the pie. Top with the remaining nuts and whipped cream on the pudding layer and place it in the refrigerator for about one hour.

Pineapple and Pistachio Pudding Recipe

Ingredients
  • 1 package pistachio pudding mix
  • 1 can crushed pineapple (undrained)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup walnuts (chopped)
  • ½ cup pistachios
  • 1 cup whipped topping (frozen)
  • ½ can plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup coconut (shredded)
  • ½ cup vanilla yogurt
  • 5 tablespoons confectioner's sugar
  • ¼ cup butter or margarine
Directions:

First, prepare the pie crust. Mix the all-purpose flour, butter, and walnuts, and bake at 350 ºF for about 15 minutes. Allow this to cool down to room temperature. Now, take a large bowl and combine the pistachio pudding mix, crushed pineapple, plain yogurt, vanilla yogurt, confectioner's sugar, and shredded coconut. Blend to a smooth mixture. Thaw the frozen whipped topping so that it can be spread easily. Spread this mixture on the pie and top it with whipped topping. Place the dish in the refrigerator for about one hour to chill.

You need not go to any store every time you feel like eating pistachio pudding. Dish out these simple recipes and savor this pudding from the comfort of your home.
Chopped Pistachio nuts
Whipped cream
Bowl of Powdered sugar
Bowl of homemade butter
Milk in glass jug
all purpose flour in a miniature metal bucket
Whipped cream and dessert topping
Chef Holding a Cup of White All Purpose Flour
Chopped walnut background
Homemade yogurt
Shredded Coconut in Bowl
Vintage plain yogurt
Crushed pineapple
Butter in plate