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Ingredients

50 Ritz crackers
1-1/2 sticks butter, melted
2 packages (4-ounces) instant pistachio pudding
1-1/2 cups milk
1 quart softened vanilla ice cream
8 ounces Cool Whip
1 Heath bar

Instructions

Crush and mix 50 Ritz crackers with 1-1/2 sticks melted butter. Press in 9x13-inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool in refrigerator a few minutes. Mix 2 packages instant pistachio pudding with milk; add vanilla ice cream. Spread on cooled crust. Freeze until firm. Spread Cool Whip over top. Shave Heath bar and sprinkle over top. Freeze until one hour before serving.

Connie Gregg
Davenport



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