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Mike and Charlie's Restaurant Babe's Delight

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“Mike and Charlie's was a popular Austin, Texas restaurant in the late 1970s. This dessert recipe was posted in the Austin American-Statesman newspaper and I clipped it. The restaurant closed before I ever got to eat this dessert; but luckily I can make it myself. In the newspaper post, it was noted that this recipe could be called a Dieter's Delimma.”
READY IN:
1hr 50mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
1 dish of delight
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Crust:
  2. Mix the butter, pecans, and flour together with your hands and press the mixture into a baking dish.
  3. Bake at 350-degrees for 20 minutes. Allow to cool.
  4. Filling:
  5. Mix together the cream cheese, whipped cream, and powdered sugar, and spread it over the cooled crust.
  6. Topping:
  7. Beat the instant pudding with the cold milk until thick (or use your favorite recipe for a cooked chocolate pudding as a substitute for the instant pudding).
  8. Spread it over the filling layer.
  9. Refrigerate and allow to set up for a couple of hours before serving.
  10. Put a spoonful of whipped cream on top of each piece before serving.

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