3 Layered Chocolate Delight Dessert

"an unusual, but very tasty dessert with three different layers. It can be served at home, or at a party."
photo by Lavender Lynn photo by Lavender Lynn
photo by Lavender Lynn
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1 chocolate dessert




  • 1st layer.
  • Mix chopped pecans, flour, and softened butter.
  • Put in 9x13 inch pan.
  • Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees, take out and cool.
  • 2nd layer.
  • Whip and spread cream cheese, powdered sugar, and 1 cup plus two tablespoons cool whip.
  • Spread on cool crust and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  • 3rd layer.
  • Mix chocolate pudding with milk. Beat for 2 minutes.
  • Refrigerate 10 minutes.
  • Spread on top of other layers.
  • Top with cool whip, and sprinkle with nuts on top.

Questions & Replies

  1. Why does my crust always stick? I use this exact recipe but it never comes out neatly without the crust tearing up.


  1. I've been making this dessert for years and it's one of our favorites -sometimes my boys request this for their birthday!!
  2. Yummy! This was really good. I followed the recipe exactly as written and we all loved it.
  3. This recipe is sooooooo good! I've been making this for 30 years. It's always a hit...gone in no time at all. You can use blueberries in the place of the chocolate pudding, this is a favorite of my SNL. Thanks for posting.
  4. Such a great desset. Definitely a crowd pleaser. I used pecans just because I had some on hand. I love how creamy and smooth it is. And you can't go wrong with chocolate! :) This is definitely a keeper. thanks for posting!
  5. This is delicious and wonderful. It is like a recipe that I have called Panama Canal Dessert. It is our favorite dessert. I followed ingredients per recipe. Thank for a great dessert!! Made for Holiday Tag.


  1. Be sure to sift the powdered sugar or your 2nd layer will be lumpy!!!


<p>Hello everyone, My name is Doug and I am the host of I recommend tag.I am in my early 40's, I am married, with two children. Michael 14, and katherine 10 . I started to learn to cook, after I got married, when my wife started working nights, and I couldn't get around because I had my entire left leg rebuilt. I just completed remodeling my entire house, and am very active at volunteering at my childrens schools.<br />Rating System <br />5 stars- Outstanding (4 out 4 ) in family enjoyed. <br />4 stars - Very good (3 out of 4) in family enjoyed. Will make no adjustments. <br />3 stars - good, might consider an adjustment <br />2 stars- Okay- will make adjustment <br />1 star- debatable I will make again, would with right adjustment <br />0 stars - Will not attempt again.</p>
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