Watergate Pie

The simple crust is made from crushed walnuts. A cream cheese and whipped topping filling is poured in first, and then a layer of pistachio pudding is poured in. The pie is chilled and garnished with whipped topping, chopped maraschino cherries and walnuts.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). To Make Crust: In a medium bowl combine flour and walnuts. Mix in softened butter or margarine until mixture is smooth. Spread mixture into the...


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 (3 ounce) packages instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 3 cups cold milk
  • 2 tablespoons maraschino cherries, chopped (optional)
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

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