According to my mom, this lovely layered indulgence was all the rage in the '60s. The recipe book this is copied from is from a collection of recipes by the American Business Women's Association (which my mother was a member of) from the late '70s. By then, the recipe was a tried and true favourite of mom's!
First layer (crust):
1 stick butter
2 Tbsp. sugar
1/2c. chopped pecans
Dash of salt
Melt buter, combine with flour, sugar, pecans and salt. Press into 9x12 inch baking dish. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes. Cool.
2c. powdered sugar
1 c. Cool Whip
1 8oz. package of cream cheese, softened
Combine these 3 ingredients. Spread over cooked first layer.
2 (4 1/2 oz) packages instant jello pistachio pudding
3 c. cold mik
Mix well. Pour over second layer.
Spread remainder of 9 ounce container of Cool Whip over third layer. Garnish with chopped pecans and refrigerate.
Try it, my dears...you won't be disappointed!
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Do any of you have some great '60s recipes that have come down through your family?