This Nutty Torte Layered Dessert is one of my ALL TIME FAVORITE desserts! |
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Torte Layered Dessert

Nutty Torte is a delicious layered dessert. The nut based crust, cream cheese layer, pudding layer and cool whip topping come together to create the perfect dessert.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Cooling Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 15 people
Calories: 287kcal
Author: Over The Big Moon


  • 1 cup Flour
  • 8 tbsp Butter Salted
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 2/3 cup Walnuts Finely Chopped
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese Softened
  • 13 oz Cool Whip
  • 2 boxes any flavor Instant Pudding I use 1 small chocolate and 1 large vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 2 3/4 cup Milk


  • 1st Layer: Mix together: 1 cup flour, 1 stick butter, 2 tablespoons sugar and 1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts. Press into a greased 9x13 pan; Bake 8 to 10 minutes at 375 degrees. Cool fully. If you need to speed up the cooling process, feel free to put it in the fridge.
  • 2nd Layer: Mix well and spread over 1st layer; 8 oz cream cheese (softened), 1 1/2 cups powered sugar and 1/2 container of Cool Whip.
  • 3rd Layer: Mix the 2 boxes of instant pudding with 2 3/4 cups of milk. Mix with a whisk until thickened and immediately pour over the 2nd layer. Do not refrigerate the pudding in the fridge until solid prior to pouring over the 2nd layer.
  • 4th Layer: Top with remaining Cool Whip and sprinkle the remaining 1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts on the top! Refrigerate until ready to serve!





Serving: 1piece | Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 141mg | Potassium: 138mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 510IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 0.6mg