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Kansas City Mud Pie

  • Prep Time: 1 hour Minutes (Total Time: 4 Hour Minute)
  • Serving Size: 16
  • 1-1/4 cups Finely Chopped PLANTERS Pecans
  • 3/4 cup Flour
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) Butter Or Margarine, Melted
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 1-1/2 cups Sifted Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tub (8 ounces) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, Thawed, Divided
  • 2-2/3 cups Cold Milk
  • 2 packages (4-serving size each) JELL-O Chocolate Flavor Instant Pudding & Pie Filling
  • PREHEAT oven to 375?F. Mix pecans, flour and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 20 min. Cool.

    BEAT cream cheese and sugar with electric mixer until well blended. Gently stir in 1-1/2 cups of the whipped topping; spread over crust. Beat milk and dry pudding mixes with wire whisk 2 min. or until welll blended. Spoon over cream cheese layer.

    REFRIGERATE several hours or until set. Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen dessert; remove rim. Top pie with remaining whipped topping just before serving. Store leftovers in refrigerator.

    KRAFT KITCHENS TIPS

    Size-Wise Savor a serving of this indulgent special-occasion dessert. Since it serves 16 people, it is perfect for any party!

    How to Thaw COOL WHIP Place unopened tub in refrigerator. An 8-oz. tub will be completely thawed in 4 hours. Do not thaw in the microwave.

    RECIPE COURTESY OF KRAFT FOODS