Triple-Layer Mud Pie

421  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 3 hr 15 min total
  • Makes 10 servings.

What could be better than mud pie? Three layers of it. Dense chocolate and pecans topped with creamy pudding and COOL WHIP satisfy the tallest dessert order.

Triple-Layer Mud Pie Recipe


  • 3 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted
  • 1/4 cup canned sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 OREO Pie Crust (6 oz.)
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 2 pkg. (3.9 oz. each) chocolate instant pudding mix
  • 2 cups cold 2% milk
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided


  • Mix  chocolate and condensed milk; pour into crust. Sprinkle with nuts.
  • Beat  pudding mixes and 2% milk with whisk 2 min.; spoon 1-1/2 cups over nuts. Stir half the COOL WHIP into remaining pudding; spread over pudding layer in crust.
  • Top  with remaining COOL WHIP. Refrigerate 3 hours.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseSince this chocolatey dessert makes enough for 10 servings, it's a perfect dessert to serve at your next party.

How to Toast NutsHeat oven to 350°F. Spread nuts in single layer in shallow pan. Bake 5 to 7 min. or until lightly toasted, stirring occasionally.

Variation Prepare using bittersweet baking chocolate, increasing the sweetened condensed milk to 1/2 cup and substituting peanuts for the toasted pecans.


Nutrition Information

Makes 10 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 350 
    • Total fat 17 g
    • Saturated fat 9 g
    • Cholesterol 5 mg
    • Sodium 470 mg
    • Carbohydrate 50 g
    • Dietary fiber 2 g
    • Total sugars 34 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 5 g
    • Vitamin A 4 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 10 %DV
    • Iron 10 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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