Pistachio Cream Bars Recipe
The pistachio cream bars recipe will take you about as close to paradise as you can get. This treat has a buttery crust, topped with a cream cheese and pistachio pudding mixture for an out of this world taste!
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup granulated sugar
2 sticks (1 cup) salted butter, softened
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1 package (3.4 ounce) pistachio-flavored pudding and pie filling mix
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup pistachio nuts, coarsely chopped
2 x medium bowls
13x9-inch baking pan
Step 1: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
Step 2: In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and sugar.
Step 3: Beat in butter with an electric mixer on medium speed until blended.
Step 4: Press dough onto the bottom of an ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan.
Step 5: Bake 20-25 minutes or until edges are slightly brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
Step 6: In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar on medium speed until blended.
Step 7: Beat in pistachio pudding mix (dry) and milk.
Step 8: Spread over the top of crust.
Step 9: Sprinkle with chopped pistachio nuts.
Step 10: Refrigerate for 1 hour or until set before cutting into bars.
Makes 36 bars.
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