Mud Pie

104  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 3 hr 30 min total
  • Makes 8 servings.

Everyone's favorite restaurant dessert comes together in your kitchen in just 20 minutes. Same creamy, fluffy layers of deliciousness; the only thing missing is the tab.

Mud Pie Recipe


  • 22 NILLA Wafers, crushed (about 3/4 cup)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, divided
  • 1 pkg. (3.9 oz.) chocolate instant pudding mix
  • 1-3/4 cups cold milk


  • Heat  oven to 375°F.
  • Mix  wafer crumbs, nuts and butter; press onto bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate. Bake 10 min.; cool.
  • Beat  cream cheese and sugar in medium bowl with mixer until well blended. Gently stir in 1 cup COOL WHIP; spread onto bottom of crust. Beat pudding mix and milk with whisk 2 min.; spoon over cream cheese layer.
  • Refrigerate  several hours or until firm. Top with remaining COOL WHIP just before serving.

Recipe Tips

Better For YouSave 80 calories and 5 grams of fat, including 3 grams of saturated fat, per serving by preparing with Reduced Fat NILLA Wafers, Neufchatel cheese, COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping and chocolate fat-free sugar-free instant pudding mix.

How to Thaw COOL WHIPPlace unopened tub in refrigerator. An 8-oz. tub will be completely thawed in 4 hours. Do not thaw in the microwave.


Nutrition Information

Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 380 
    • Total fat 23 g
    • Saturated fat 12 g
    • Cholesterol 50 mg
    • Sodium 400 mg
    • Carbohydrate 39 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 29 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 5 g
    • Vitamin A 10 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 10 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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