Ok for tempt my tummy Tuesday I decided to make one of the recipes in the new cookbook I received, that I have a featured recipe in. Check out the details here if you didn't already read them.
~Taken from p. 160 the Quick & Easy Autumn Gooseberry Patch cookbook.
submitted by Dawn Henderson of Prospect, OH
This is superb if you ask me. Nice cool treat for summer time, but it is in the autumn book. oops. Cool treat for an autumn day too. It is quick and easy to say the least. Oh, yes and oh so yummy! we can't forget that.
18 oz. pkg. chocolate sandwich cookies, divided
8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
3.4 oz. pkg. instant vanilla pudding mix
2 c. milk
1 c. powdered sugar
8 oz. container frozen whipped topping, thawed
Set aside 6 to 7 cookies for garnish. Crush the remaining cookies. Sprinkle 1/3 of the crushed cookies in the bottom of a lightly greased 13"x9" pan; set aside
Mix pudding mix and milk and set aside
In another mixing bowl., blend cream cheese with beater adding powdered sugar and whipped topping. Mixing til well blended. Fold in pudding to this mix and blend well.
Using 1/3 of this pudding mix spread over the cookie crumbs in your pan.
Sprinkle 1/3 of the remaining cookies over this pudding layer, then add another 1/3 pudding mix. Topping with another layer of cookie crumbs and pudding mix.
Garnish with the cookies set aside at the beginning. cover and chill for 2 hours before serving. Keep refrigerated. Serves 10 to 12.