Prep 25 mins
Cook 25 mins
Make this yummy dessert the night before your next party. It is absolutely delicious!!
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup chopped nuts
- 1⁄2 cup butter or 1⁄2 cup margarine, melted
Cream Cheese Layer
- 8 ounces cream cheese
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 6 ounces Cool Whip
- 1 (3 1/2 ounce) package chocolate pudding mix
- 1 (3 1/2 ounce) package vanilla pudding mix
- 3 cups milk
- 1⁄4 cup powdered sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 ounces Cool Whip
- 2 hershey chocolate candy bars, grated
- chopped nuts (optional)
- Crust Layer- Mix crust ingredients, press into 13x9" baking dish, and bake 25 minutes at 325 degrees.
- Cream Cheese Layer- Mix ingredients and spread over COOLED crust.
- Pudding Layer- Mix ingredients, spread over cream cheese layer.
- Cover dessert and put in refrigerator to set.
- Topping Layer- Once dessert has set, spread top with Cool Whip, nuts, and grated chocolate bar.
Left the powdered sugar out of the pudding mixture and added another package of chocolate pudding instead. My husband isn't big on sweets or chocolate but he loved it!
I Served it straight out of the freezer. we just ate this tonight. My son said this is his favorite dessert from now on. I didn't add powdered sugar anymore to the pudding layer as we don't like it too sweet. Poured 6 oz. of the cool whip though for the topping, grated valhrona dark chocolate and slivered almonds on top. My 7 year old daughter calls this YUMMY ICE CREAM CAKE!!! thanks for posting!
I searched and compared and felt this was the best rendition of "Better Than Sex" cake on 'zaar. The recipe can also be found with the title "Next Best Thing to Robert Redford Cake", which tells you how long this classic recipe has been around! While this recipe is clearly written, I think there is an error that is easily corrected: 1. The recipe states you need 2 oz. of Cool Whip for the top layer, but there is NO WAY that 2 oz. will cover a 9x13 pan. I suggest you buy a 12 oz. tub of Cool Whip and use about half in the cream cheese layer, and the other half (about 6 oz.) for the topping layer. 2. The pudding mixes should state "instant" pudding mix. Mix per package instructions except reduce milk to 3 cups. 3. You definately do NOT need to add powdered sugar and vanilla to the pudding layer (overkill). With those changes, your recipe should turn out perfectly and your guests will ooh-and-aah.