Momma has quite a sweet tooth, and we love that about her because we do, too! She makes so many delicious desserts, but her go-to is what she calls Momma’s Favorite Mississippi Mud Pie. She loves it so much because it’s not too complicated to make and it has a perfectly fluffy, creamy, and chocolatey inside that just pairs so well with the homemade, crunchy pecan crust. We love that she loves it, because that means we get to taste it rather frequently! There’s a lot of love surrounding this sweet treat, so we hope you’re just as delighted by Momma’s Favorite Mississippi Mud Pie as we are!

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Ingredients

For the crust:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted

For the cream cheese layer:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 box instant white chocolate pudding mix
  • 8 ounces whipped topping

For the chocolate layer:

  • 2 boxes instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 3 cups milk

For the topping:

  • 16 ounces whipped topping
  • 2 milk chocolate candy bars, shaved
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Directions

Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 –In a medium mixing bowl, add the flour, the pecans, and the melted butter and stir until combined and moistened.

Step 3 –Add the crust mixture to a 9×13-inch baking dish and firmly press it into an even layer.

Step 4 –Bake the crust for 15 minutes.

Step 5 –Let the crust cool completely.

Step 6 –While the crust is cooling, mix the cream cheese, the powdered sugar, the white chocolate pudding mix, and 8 ounces of the whipped topping in a large mixing bowl.

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Step 7 –Evenly spread the cream cheese layer over the cooled crust.

Step 8 –In a medium bowl, add the chocolate pudding mix and the milk and whisk until smooth and thickened, about 2 minutes.

Step 9 –Spread the chocolate pudding over the cream cheese layer.

Step 10 –Top the pie with the remaining whipped topping.

Step 11 –Sprinkle the pie with the chocolate bar shavings.

Step 12 –Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Step 13 –Slice and serve.