Chocolate Layer Pie -- Low Cal Recipe
3/4 cup flour
1/3 cup melted reduced cal margarine
1/2 cup light whipped topping
1/2 cup light cream cheese, soft
1/4 cup confectioners sugar
1 package reduced cal pudding (4 serv)
1 cup skim or 1% milk
1. Preheat oven to 350F. Combine flour and margarine in a 9" pie
plate, spreading flour mixture evenly over bottom of plate. Bake 15-
20 minutes, until golden. Remove from oven.
2. In a medium bowl, combine 2 Tablespoons of the whipped topping, the
cream cheese, and sugar; stir until smooth. Spread on top of the
3. In another medium bowl, whisk together the pudding, milk and 1/2
cup of water until smooth. Spoon on top of the cream cheese mixture.
Spread remaining whipped topping on top of pudding mixture. Refrig-
erate until ready to serve.
VARIATION: Try another flavor of pudding.
Source: Weight Watchers Magazine, Feb 1993
Per serving: 1 fat, 1/2 bread, 85 optional cal. Per serving: 154
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