Chocolate-Peppermint Striped Delight

22  Ratings
  • 30 min prep
  • 4 hr 30 min total
  • Makes 24 servings.

Chocolate and peppermint come together for a creamy layered dessert that's guaranteed to have Santa hurrying down the chimney.

Chocolate-Peppermint Striped Delight Recipe

Ingredients

  • 45 NILLA Wafers, finely crushed (about 1-1/2 cups)
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 3 cups plus 2 Tbsp. cold milk, divided
  • 1/4 cup finely crushed candy canes
  • 1 tub (12 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
  • 2 pkg. (3.9 oz. each) chocolate instant pudding mix
  • 1/4 cup coarsely crushed candy canes

Instructions

  • Mix  wafer crumbs, butter and 2 Tbsp. sugar; press onto bottom of 13x9-inch dish. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Beat  cream cheese, remaining sugar and 2 Tbsp. milk in medium bowl until well blended. Stir in finely crushed candy canes. Add 1-1/4 cups COOL WHIP; mix well. Spread over crust.
  • Beat  pudding mixes and remaining milk with whisk 2 min.; pour over cream cheese layer. Let stand 5 min. or until thickened. Cover with remaining COOL WHIP.
  • Refrigerate  4 hours. Top with coarsely crushed candy canes just before serving.

Recipe Tips

How to Easily Cut Dessert to ServePlace dessert in freezer about 1 hour before cutting into squares to serve.

Variation Prepare using Neufchatel cheese, COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping and fat-free milk.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 24 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 200 
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 20 mg
  • Sodium 230 mg
  • Carbohydrate 27 g
  • Dietary fiber 0 g
  • Sugars 20 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Vitamin A 6 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 6 %DV
  • Iron 2 %DV

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