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Christmas Lasagna

Christmas Lasagna

This dessert has four layers: a cookie layer, a peppermint cheesecake layer, a pudding layer and then a topping. Let’s get started!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Christmas lasagna, Christmas lasagna recipe
Prep Time 2 hours
Servings 16 servings
Calories 334 kcal


Cookie Layer:

  • 3/4 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1/2 C powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 C flour
  • 1 tbsp Hershey cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3-6 drops red food coloring

Peppermint Cheesecake Layer:

  • 8 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 1 C powdered sugar
  • 1 ½ C Cool Whip
  • 1 tsp pure peppermint extract

Pudding Layer:

  • 2 - 3.9 oz. box white chocolate instant pudding
  • 3 C milk
  • 2-4 drops green food coloring


  • 1 ½ C cool whip
  • 3 C mini marshmallows
  • 1 C Crushed candy canes


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 and tear of a large sheet of parchment paper to cover a 9x13 baking dish
  2. In a small bowl whisk together flour, salt and cocoa powder
  3. In a standing mixer, beat butter and sugar until smooth.
  4. Add red food coloring and mix well
  5. Turn you mixer on low speed and gradually add flour mixture
  6. You may need to use your hands to mix throughly to make sure that you get all the flour mixture.
  7. Press the mixture into bottom of baking dish and bake for 18-20 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and cool completely.

Peppermint cheesecake layer:

  1. Using the standing mixer, beat the cream cheese and powder sugar until smooth
  2. Add 1 ½ cup Cool Whip and peppermint extract and mix until combine.
  3. Spread over cooled shortbread layer.
  4. Place into the freezer to harden while you make the pudding

Green pudding layer:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the two boxes of pudding, milk and green food coloring and mix for 5 minutes.
  2. Spread over cream cheese layer.
  3. Place into the freezer for 1 hour

Topping directions :

  1. Spread 1 ½ cup Cool whip over pudding layer and top with mini marshmallows and crushed candy canes
  2. Place in the fridge for overnight.
Nutrition Facts
Christmas Lasagna
Amount Per Serving
Calories 334 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 187mg8%
Potassium 115mg3%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 30g33%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 555IU11%
Calcium 85mg9%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.