Peanut Butter Icebox Dessert

posted by Brenda 04-28-101 7:19 AM

Source: Quick Cooking
Peanut Butter Icebox Dessert

2 1/4 cups crushed peanut butter cookies (about 11 cookies)
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1 cup confectioners' sugar
1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
2 1/2 cups cold milk
2 packages (3.9 ounces each) instant chocolate pudding
Additional peanut butter cookies broken into pieces

In a bowl, combine crushed cookies, sugar and butter; press into an ungreased 13 x 9 x 2 baking dish. Bake at 350 for 6-8 minutes or until golden brown; cool on a wire rack.

In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners sugar; fold in 1 cup whipped topping. Spread over cooled crust. In another mixing bowl, beat milk and pudding mix on low speed for 2 minutes or until thickened. Spread over cream cheese layer. Top with remaining cookie pieces. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Yield: 12-15 servings

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