Mississippi Mud Pie

Tori Guy 2

"The name "Mississippi mud pie" comes from the dense cake which resembles the banks of the Mississippi River. It is believed that this dish was created by home cooks after World War II because it was made of simple ingredients that could be found at any supermarket and did not require any special cooking tools. Its earliest known reference in print is 1975."
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1 h 20 m 12 servings yields 1 pie
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



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  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Melt butter in a small pot over medium heat. Add flour, sugar, and pecans, and press into a glass 9 x 13 inch pan. Bake for 10 minutes.
  2. Mix together cream cheese, powdered sugar, whipped cream and vanilla. Spread on cooled crust. Add pudding. Chill for at least 1 hour before serving.
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