Mud Pie

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.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 22 NILLA Wafers, crushed (about 3/4 cup)
  • ½ cup finely chopped pecans
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • 1½ cups thawed frozen whipped topping, divided
  • 1 pkg. (3.9 oz.) chocolate instant pudding mix
  • 1¾ cups cold milk

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Recipe Tips


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 whipped topping; 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 whipped topping just before serving.