Recipe For 5 Layer Dessert

I once had a recipe for a dessert called 5 layer. I do remember the 1st layer was a dough with walnuts, baked then I had 4 more layers to do. Seems like I had chocolate pudding, coolwhip, then can't remember the rest. Hope someone has this. It is my sons favorite dessert and some how I have misplaced it. He just bought his 1st home so I wanted to make him one for his special occasion. Thanks in advance for your insight.


Angela from Hickory, N.C.

October 26, 20070 found this helpful

try the taste of home website. seems I remember a desert like that being posted in the past. sorry I can't remember the name of it but I'm sure if you look up deserts or refrigerated deserts you will find it

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October 26, 20070 found this helpful

This might be the recipe you are looking for:

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October 29, 20070 found this helpful


1 stick butter

1 c. flour

1/2 c. pecans

8 oz. cream cheese

1 c. powdered sugar

1 c. Cool Whip

1 sm. can coconut

2 sm. pkgs. chocolate pudding

3 c. milk

1. Cream together butter, flour, and pecans. Press in pan and bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Let cool.

2. Beat cream cheese, powdered sugar and Cool Whip until smooth. Spread on first layer. Sprinkle coconut on top.

3. Mix chocolate pudding with milk. Spread mixture on top of other layer.

4. Top with remaining Cool Whip.

5. Top with coconut. Keep dessert refrigerated.

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October 29, 20070 found this helpful

i use the exact recipe just listed but use butterscotch pudding its so tasty.

you can also use pistacio pudding it looks pretty for the christmas holidays espeacially in a deep clear glass see through dish the layers look pretty and it tastes good too.

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October 29, 20070 found this helpful

1 cup flour

1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts

1/4 cup margarine, melted

1 (8 ounce) package PHILADELPHIA FREE Fat Free Cream Cheese, softened

1/2 cup powdered sugar

2 cups thawed COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping, divided

3 cups fat free milk

2 pkg. (4 serving size) JELL-O Fat Free Sugar Free Instant Reduced Calorie Pudding & Pie Filling, any flavor

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October 29, 20070 found this helpful

we call it Texas sheet cake in Kentucky

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October 29, 20070 found this helpful

in illinois a texas sheet cake is a type of chocolate cake

with chocolate icing

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October 30, 20070 found this helpful

I use the same recipe as Amber posted. In SC we call it "Chocolate Delight." It's one of my favorites too!

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October 31, 20070 found this helpful

Just wanted to thank everyone for helping me out with this.Your time and effort are greatly appreciated.

Angela :)

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November 26, 20080 found this helpful

I read a recipe earlier on this site titled: "Sex in a Pan"

and I also have seen it titled "Better than Sex" desert.

Both of these are like the "5 Layer cake recipe". I have eaten it and it is SINFULLY good. I love it. Hope this was the one you were looking for.

oredwine1933 Fort Worth TX

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