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Pistachio Cherry two bite desserts on a white scalloped tray.
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Pistachio Pudding Dessert Bites

A simple pistachio pudding dessert recipe which features prebaked phyllo dough cups, instant pistachio pudding, and 2 other ingredients. In fact, this 2-bite Christmas dessert is even finished with a cherry on top.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dessert, pistachio, pistachio cherry dessert, pistachio pudding dessert, pudding dessert
Servings: 15 bites
Calories: 37cal
Cost: $6


  • baking sheet
  • Whisk
  • Large bowl
  • star tip, piping bag


  • 1.9 ounce Athens Phyllo Dough Shells
  • 1/2 cup instant pistachio pudding prepared
  • 1/2 cup COOL Whip
  • 2 tbsps. crushed pistachio nuts
  • 15 maraschino cherries patted dry


  • Add 2 cups of ice cold milk and the instant pudding mix to a large bowl and whisk for 5 minutes. Pudding will thicken as it sits. While it thickens prepare the shells.
  • Bake shells for 5 mins at 350° f. to toast them. Cool shells for 2-3 minutes before filling.
  • Add 1 1/2 teaspoons of pudding to each cup. Follow with a piped 1 teaspoon of COOL Whip added to each. Add one maraschino cherry to each cup follow by a light sprinkle of crushed pistachio nuts.


Nutritional values may vary and are meant to be a guide.
Cups can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 36 hours. 


Serving: 1bite | Calories: 37cal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 26mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 13IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg