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Christmas Lasagna
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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!
Prep Time2 hrs
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas lasagna, Christmas lasagna recipe
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 334kcal
Author: Jill


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


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

Peppermint cheesecake layer:

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

Green pudding layer:

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

Topping directions :

  • Spread 1 ½ cup Cool whip over pudding layer and top with mini marshmallows and crushed candy canes
  • Place in the fridge for overnight.


Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 187mg | Potassium: 115mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 555IU | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 0.7mg