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Kids in the Kitchen: White Chocolate Pudding Pie

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It’s been a little crazy since Baby Q has been home so I haven’t had the kids helping me much in the kitchen. This week Little Man was begging me for a dessert so I finally gave in and raided the cabinets to see what I could come up with. I found two boxes of White Chocolate pudding that I must have bought for some recipe a long time ago that I never made. I couldn’t remember what so I decided to do something with it. I asked on Facebook if I should just make pudding or make a pie out of it and I got a resounding “PIE!”

Making Pudding Pie

First Little Man helped me make a graham cracker crust and then Monkey saw we were cooking and she jumped in helping mix the pudding for the pie. As you can see, Baby Q was in on the action in my carrier at the same time. This is a very simple and quick recipe to make and it really does set quickly, but I’d let it sit in the fridge for a few hours before serving.

White Chocolate Pudding Pie

White Chocolate Pudding Pie

Ingredients

  • 2 sleeves Graham Crackers
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2- 4 serving boxes of Instant White Chocolate Pudding
  • 3 cups Milk I used whole
  • Cool Whip or Whipped Cream for topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. In a food processor, grind up your graham crackers. You will only use 1.5 cups in this recipe so you can save the extras if you'd like.
  3. Mix graham crackers, sugar, melted butter and cinnamon until well blended. Press the mixture into your 8 or 9 inch pie plate.
  4. Bake your pie crust for 7 minutes.
  5. In a bowl, whisk together the white chocolate pudding and milk until well blended.
  6. Pour pudding into pie shell and refrigerate for at least two hours.
  7. Top with Cool Whip or Whipped Cream and serve.

This recipe was a big hit in our family! We had surprise guests stop by that night so they ate over half the pie and really liked it. I love how simple it is to make. The kids could have made it themselves if they just crushed the graham crackers instead of using a food processor.

White Chocolate Pudding Pie

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About Paula

Paula Krueger considers herself a "baby "chef, not because she cooks for babies, but because she's still learning how to cook. She started this blog after taking Wilton method classes and at that point was more interested in baking. She's since become more interested in learning to cook as her family has grown. She also covers product reviews and travel as well.

Comments

  1. This is definitely a recipe my kids would enjoy making!

  2. I love how easy it is! And I’m super impressed with you cooking and blogging at this point! Maddi has been home 4 months and I still struggle with those things daily!

  3. I love pudding. I miss pudding lol.

    This looks really good!

  4. ellen beck says:

    This looks good and even better its quick and easy! I love cooking with kids- they see an end product and are always proud of what they made.