Peppermint Chocolate Delight Recipe

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Kathryn Franklin Modified: March 25, 2022
Peppermint Chocolate Delight Recipe

How To Make Peppermint Chocolate Delight

Peppermint chocolate delight is a holiday-themed dessert with a cracker crumb base, layers of cream cheese and chocolate pudding, and a whipped topping.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
Total: 2 hours 20 minutes



  • cupsvanilla wafers
  • ¼cupbutter,melted
  • ½cupsugar
  • 8ozcream cheese,softened
  • 2tbspmilk
  • 1tsppeppermint extract
  • 3cupsmilk
  • 12ozcool whip,thawed and divided, or whipping cream
  • 7⅘ozinstant chocolate pudding
  • candy canes,crushed


  1. Begin by crushing wafers in a Ziploc bag. Add melted butter and mix until well coated. Press onto the bottom of 13×9-inch dish.

  2. In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, 2 tablespoons milk and peppermint extract until well blended. Fold in half of Cool Whip and mix well. Spread over crust.

  3. Make pudding by whisking milk and instant pudding in a bowl. Pour over cream cheese layer and refrigerate for at least 10 minutes.

  4. Top with remaining Cool Whip and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Add crushed candy canes right before serving. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 354.20kcal
  • Fat: 21.01g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.83g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.19g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.08g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.64g
  • Fiber: 0.81g
  • Sugar: 25.62g
  • Protein: 4.90g
  • Cholesterol: 58.85mg
  • Sodium: 423.92mg
  • Calcium: 124.82mg
  • Potassium: 203.30mg
  • Iron: 0.56mg
  • Vitamin A: 184.12µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.01mg
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