I love holiday desserts! Okay, I love desserts anytime but at Christmas time I have so many dessert recipes and I want to have a little of each – so that is where neighbors and friends come in – there is no way I can eat all of this yumminess on my own so I love to make desserts for the neighbors and then I get to eat the leftovers! One dessert recipe that I love to make as neighbor gifts is my Rocky Road Pudding in a Jar. Not only so cute and easy to give – but super tasty!
I usually have everything in my pantry and fridge to make these yummy desserts, but when I don’t I just run to Walmart and stock up – you can see pictures of my shopping trip over on my google + album.
Graham Cracker Crust:
1 1/2 cups Crushed Graham Crackers
1 cube softened butter
4 Tbsp. powdered sugar
1 small box Jell-O Instant Chocolate Pudding
2 cups of milk
Jet Puffed Mini Marshmallows
Cool Whip (half container)
Step 1: First thing we want to do is make our pudding. Make your pudding following the directions on the Jell-O box for 5 minute pudding. Place in fridge.
Step 2: Making the Graham Cracker Crust is easy. Put the crushed graham crackers, softened butter and powdered sugar in a bowl and combine. Set aside.
Step 3: Your Jell-O Chocolate pudding should be set up now. Pull it out of the fridge and gently fold 1/2 of the container of cool whip.
Step 4: Now this is the fun part – time to start layering everything into the jars.
Once everything is put together put the lid on and add a cute Christmas tag. Store in your fridge until you are ready to hand them out. For the Christmas tag I bought some adhesive tags at Walmart, placed them on white cardstock, cut them out and inked the edges with black ink. Then I punched a hole and added red ribbon. Tie the ribbon around the lid and it turns out looking so cute.
This is also perfect to keep in your fridge for someone who comes over with a yummy treat for you that you may have not expected – just run to your fridge grab your Rocky Road Pudding in a Jar and they will think you are so thoughtful!!
What desserts do you make for neighbor gifts?