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Quick and Easy Four Layer Delight

Quick and Easy Four Layer Delight

Four Layer Delight is great dessert for any time of year, but it's natural choice for summer family entertaining.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 15
Calories 343 kcal


  • Oven


  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar, divided
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/8 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 package (8 ounce) cream cheese
  • 1 container (8 ounce) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 packages (3.4 ounce) instant butterscotch pudding mix
  • 3 cups milk


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Coat a 9x13 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  • In a bowl, cream together margarine with 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar. Mix in flour and 1 cup pecans. Press into prepared dish.
  • Bake in preheated oven 15 minutes, until very lightly browned. Cool completely.
  • In a bowl, cream together cream cheese with remaining 1 cup confectioners' sugar. Fold in half the whipped topping. Spread over cooled crust.
  • Stir together pudding mix and milk and allow to set up slightly. Spread over cream cheese layer. Top with remaining whipped topping and sprinkle with remaining nuts. Keep refrigerated.


You can easily change the flavor by substituting a different pudding in place of the butterscotch.
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