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Layered Chocolate Lush with Pecan Crust

Chocolate lush is a layered, freezer-friendly dose of crowd pleasing goodness.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 people
Calories 496kcal
Author Rachel Ballard


  • 3/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup pecans chopped
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 13 ounces cool whip topping thawed or make homemade whipped cream
  • 1, 3 3/4 ounce box vanilla instant pudding
  • 1, 3 3/4 ounce box chocolate instant pudding
  • 3 cups milk


  • Preheat the oven to 375. 
  • In a bowl, mix the butter, flour and nuts. Spread into the bottom of an engrossed 9x13 pan. Bake until lightly golden (about 15 minutes) and allow to cool completely.
  • In another large bowl mix the cream cheese, powdered sugar and 1 1/2 cups of the Cool Whip. Spread evenly over the cooled crust. 
  • Next combined the puddings and milk and beat by hand or with a mixer for 2 minutes. Spread over the cream cheese layer. 
  • Top with remaining Cool Whip and spread evenly. Sprinkle with pecans and chocolate chips if you choose. 
  • Refrigerate 8 hours or overnight or you can freeze it and  thaw it in the fridge before serving. 


Remember to refrigerate 8 hours or overnight. 


Calories: 496kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 442mg | Potassium: 212mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 733IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 1mg