Raspberry-White Chocolate Dessert Squares
cups finely crushed pretzels*
cup chopped toasted pecans
cup butter, melted
6 ounce package white baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
4-serving size packages white chocolate instant pudding and pie filling mix
tablespoons Chambord or raspberry liqueur (optional)
8 ounce carton frozen whipped dessert topping, thawed
cups fresh raspberries
White chocolate shavings (optional)
Fresh raspberries (optional)
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Butter a 2-quart rectangular baking dish; set aside.
- In a medium bowl stir together pretzels, pecans, and sugar. Stir in melted butter. Press pretzel mixture firmly and evenly over bottom of prepared dish. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until crust is firm and lightly browned. Cool completely in dish on a wire rack.
- In a small saucepan heat and stir white chocolate over low heat until melted and smooth. Set aside to cool.
- In a large mixing bowl beat cream cheese with an electric mixer on medium to high speed until light and fluffy. Beat in melted white chocolate until combined. Add pudding mix, milk, and Chambord, if desired; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Fold in whipped topping until combined. Gently fold in 2 cups raspberries. Spoon raspberry mixture evenly over crust; smooth top. Cover and chill for at least 6 hours or overnight.
- To serve, cut into squares. If desired, garnish with white chocolate shavings and additional raspberries.
From the Test Kitchen
You will need about 5 cups of pretzel twists for 1-1/4 cups finely crushed pretzels.
Nutrition Facts(Raspberry-White Chocolate Dessert Squares)
- Per serving:
- 342 kcal cal.,
- 21 g fat
- (11 g sat. fat,
- 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 7 g monounsatured fat),
- 35 mg chol.,
- 364 mg sodium,
- 35 g carb.,
- 2 g fiber,
- 23 g sugar,
- 4 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet