“Comfort Food for the Mind, Body and Soul”: AMAZING CHOCOLATE LASAGNA
Sunday, May 31, 2015
 

All of this yummy goodness is an easy fix for dessert!

 

 

 By Sharon Fox

 
11 package regular Oreo cookies (Not Double Stuff) – about 36 cookies
6 Tablespoon butter, melted
1- 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 Tablespoons cold milk
1- 12 ounce tub Cool Whip, divided
2 – 3.9 ounce packages Chocolate Instant Pudding.
3 1/4 cups cold milk
1 and 1/2 cups mini chocolate chips
 
1.Begin by crushing 36 Oreo cookies. I used my food processor for this, but you could also place them in a large ziplock bag and crush them with a rolling pin. When the Oreos have turned into fine crumbs, you are done.
 
2.Transfer the Oreo crumbs to a large bowl. Stir in 6 tablespoons melted butter and use a fork to incorporate the butter into the cookie crumbs. When the butter is distributed, transfer the mixture to a 9 x 13 inch baking dish. Press the crumbs into the bottom of the pan. Place the pan in the refrigerator while you work on the additional layers.
 
3.Mix the cream cheese with a mixer until light and fluffy. Add in 2 Tablespoons of milk, and sugar, and mix well. Stir in 1 and 1/4 cups Cool Whip. Spread this mixture over the crust.
 
4.In a bowl, combine chocolate instant pudding with 3 and 1/4 cups cold milk. Whisk for several minutes until the pudding starts to thicken. Use a spatula to spread the mixture over the previous cream cheese layer. Allow the dessert to rest for about 5 minutes so that the pudding can firm up further.
 
5.Spread the remaining Cool Whip over the top. Sprinkle mini chocolate chips evenly over the top. Place in the freezer for 1 hour, or the refrigerator for 4 hours before serving.
 
Sharon Fox is the author of 2 top selling cookbooks, COMFORT FOOD for the Mind, Body, and Soul and HEALTHY FOOD for Diabetes, Celiac Disease, and You!  In November 2014 she released her first weekly devotional/journal that is taking the world by storm: HIS PEARL I AM...a work in progress.
 
You may order her books through www.amazon.com.  Contact her directly at AuthorSharonFox@gmail.com
 
This column was printed in the May 31, 2015 - June 13, 2015 edition
 

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