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Striped Delight Recipe
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Striped Delight

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"Despite its elegant look, this four-layer dessert of cookie crumbs, cream cheese, chocolate pudding and whipped topping assembles in only 20 minutes!"

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Original recipe makes 24 servings Change Servings
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  • READY IN

    4 hrs 40 mins

Directions

  1. Mix crushed cookies and butter in medium bowl. Press firmly onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish. Refrigerate 10 min.
  2. Beat cream cheese, sugar and 2 Tbsp. milk in medium bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Gently stir in 1-1/4 cups of the whipped topping. Spread over crust.
  3. Pour 3-1/4 cups milk into large bowl. Add dry pudding mixes. Beat with wire whisk 2 min. or until well blended. Pour over cream cheese layer. Let stand 5 min. or until thickened. Drop remaining whipped topping by spoonfuls over pudding layer; spread to evenly cover pudding.
  4. Refrigerate at least 4 hours. Cut into 24 squares. Store leftover dessert in refrigerator.
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Footnotes

  • Jazz It Up
  • Drizzle each plate with melted BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate before topping with dessert square. Sprinkle with crushed candy canes or additional crushed OREO Chocolate Sandwich Cookies.
  • How to Easily Cut Into Squares
  • Place dessert in freezer about 1 hour before cutting into squares to serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 12, 2010

While it goes by many names with infinite variations, this is the original, and even after many, many years it still remains my son's favorite (he's now 28!). Try a graham cracker or shortbread crust, pistachio or other flavor pudding, or even two different flavors of pudding, each with its own layer. Son's favorite is with a graham crust, and one layer each of chocolate and vanilla. I've found that 3 cups of milk works better than 3-1/4 cups, and I garnish the top with shaved chocolate curls. Another favorite variation is with vanilla pudding, layered with bananas and/or strawberries! The possibilities are almost endless and all delicious. This goes FAST!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 07, 2011

People enjoyed this, but it wasn't a hit. Easy to make, but be careful of mixing the layers. Would be best pre-served on individual plates, in order to highlight the contrasting layers.

 

45 Ratings

Dec 27, 2007

This is always a hit. At Christmas time, I add a few drops of peppermint extract to the cream cheese mixture, then add crushed candy canes sprinkled on top. Very festive.

 
Nov 11, 2010

Delicious, quick and easy. Out of all the gourmet and time-consuming desserts I have made for the office, this one received some of the best reviews! I opted to use as many sugar-free, fat-free, low-fat ingredients as I could find. Nobody believed me when I fessed up; they're fussy and prefer as many calories and fat as possible! I sprinkled the top with more crushed Oreos. Will definitely be making again!

 
Jul 29, 2009

This was fantastic, although I found the Oreo crust to be a bit too rich for my taste. I might use fewer cookies next time to make the crust a little thinner. The layers set nicely, though, and the final product was delicious!

 
May 04, 2009

The pudding I used had been in my cabinet forever & never got firm after 24 hrs.(Guess that was the reason??) So, I poured/mopped it off, then I melted a bag of Hershey's Almond/Toffee Nuggets, added the remaining whipped topping & refridgerated it. Everyone who tasted it RAVED about it! Am sure it would be great w/the pudding but think I like mine better. :o)

 
Jun 14, 2008

I received this recipe from a friend a while back, and have made it a few times. It is always a hit. I use 1/3 less fat cream cheese, light cool whip, and the sugar-free/fat-free pudding mix with skim milk. It is delicious. I also top with some more crushed oreos.

 
Jun 07, 2010

I froze this at first, but it tasted too icy. So I thawed it in the refrigerator and it turned pretty soft and gooey, but still tasted wonderful!

 

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