Friday, January 11, 2013

No Bake Pudding Pie

Wow! I can't believe it's already Friday. This week has gone by so fast. I've been up to a lot this week. I've written a guest post for another wonderful blogger, and I've been trying to figure out how to make this blog a better place to visit. I have a few ideas, but I may need your help with that. But, we'll get to that later. First, I want to show you want I made with my guest post leftovers.

No Bake Pudding Pie via @cupcake_n_bake #nobake

When Hubby and I went grocery shopping last week, he insisted that we buy instant pudding mix. Ok, I don't know why I take him grocery shopping with me. We usually come home with something that we don't actually need. However, instant pudding mix gave me an excuse to make pudding pie! It's really very simple to make, and it requires no baking. Yay!

No Bake Pudding Pie via @cupcake_n_bake #nobake

You only need 3 (more or less) ingredient to make this. 

The crust consists of chocolate cookies. I used my Whoopie Pie cookies (which will be posted at a later date). They are a cake-like cookie, and worked very well. You'll need about 10-12 cookies and 3 tbsp of melted butter. Crumb the cookies and mix the butter in. Make sure all the cookies are moist. Then, in a glass pie pan, smash the cookies flat onto the bottom. You can also shape the cookies to the sides. This should look just like a normal pie crust, only chocolate. See, easy!

No Bake Pudding Pie via @cupcake_n_bake #nobake

For the pudding, I used chocolate. You can use any flavor you want, though. Now this is probably the easiest step. I literally followed the directions on the pudding box. Now that's easy. 

When you are finished with the pudding, just pour it onto the pie shell. Chill it in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours. You need to do that before you complete the last step, or it won't work correctly. 

No Bake Pudding Pie via @cupcake_n_bake #nobake

For the final step, add whipped cream. You can use store bought, or you can make your own. To make your own you simply need 1 pint of heavy cream and 1/4 cup of powdered sugar.

Chill a glass mixing bowl and whisk beaters in the freezer for about 5-10 minutes. Pour the heavy cream into the mixing bowl, and whisk on high until it starts to get thick. Don't make it too thick. I would suggest stopping just before the edges of the bowl starts getting thick. Now pour in your powdered sugar and mix with a spoon. This will thicken up the cream that was still a little runny while sweetening your whipped cream. 

If your pie is thick, you can add the whipped cream. Spread it enough to cover the top of your pie. For a nice finishing touch, add chocolate chips for decoration. They're also tasty!

No Bake Pudding Pie via @cupcake_n_bake #nobake

So the next time you need a quick and easy dessert, try this pudding pie. You won't be disappointed. 

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  1. Oh, this is making me so hungry for something sweet! My hubby just asked me what we had that's sweet to eat. LOL I had to show him this, and this is on our to make list!! Thank you so much for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent. Always love your yummy recipes!!


    1. I'm so glad you want to try it! You totally made my day :)

  2. Yummy!! I want some!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer... From Dream To Reality! I'm looking forward to seeing what you link up this evening! :)


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