Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is my husband's absolute favorite dessert! These brownies are topped with 3 fluffy layers of cheesecake, pudding and cool whip, and it goes together quicker than most. This will fill a 9x13 pan to the top, but that size pan makes good thick layers so I use it anyway. The recipe is adapted from TOH Quick Cooking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt shortening and chocolate or cocoa in microwave and transfer to mixing bowl.
  2. Blend in sugar, eggs and vanilla.
  3. Add flour, salt and baking powder.
  4. Pour into a 9x13 pan, with bottom only greased.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes.
  6. Cool completely.
  7. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar till smooth and light.
  8. Fold in 2 cups of whipped topping.
  9. Spread over brownies.
  10. In another bowl, combine milk and pudding mix.
  11. Whisk till smooth and thickening.
  12. Refrigerate 5 minutes, then spread over cream cheese layer.
  13. Top with remaining whipped topping.
  14. Sprinkle with pecans if desired.
  15. Keep refrigerated.


Most Helpful

This was very good. I made this for a work birthday and everyone loved it. I added some mini chocolate chips to the top. Thanks!

Chef KLC October 24, 2007

I made this desert last night for a dinner party and it is EXCELLENT! I received tons of compliments and everyone wanted the recipe! I modified the recipe by adding chocolate chips to the brownie mixture. I also added the chocolate chips on the top layer of whipped cream. I definitely recommend this recipe - it is delicious!

jslarsen February 05, 2006

My girlfriend loved these! They were easy to make and didn't take too long. I used cinnamon flavored confectioners' sugar and the cheesecake tasted wonderful!

Daniel M May 19, 2005

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