French Vanilla Delight Dessert

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Total Time
15 mins
15 mins

One of my favorite desserts---a real comfort food. My Grandma made this for most family get-togethers and this is her recipe. A great dessert to bring for a buffet meal or potluck. Cook time does not include time to let the dessert chill and set in the refridgerator.

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  1. For crust: Mix flour and softened butter.
  2. Add pecans and mixture should be crumbly and a bit dry.
  3. Press into a 9X13 greased pan and bake at 325 for 10-15 minutes until very lightly brown.
  4. Let cool.
  5. Mix 2 packages of pudding with 3 cups milk.
  6. Let set.
  7. Mix together 8 oz.
  8. cream cheese, sugar, and 1 tablespoon milk.
  9. Fold in 1 cup cool whip and spread mixture onto cooled crust.
  10. Add pudding for the next layer and spread evenly over cream cheese layer.
  11. Add remaining cool whip on top and chill before serving for at least 2 hours.