Chocolate Coconut Lush is a cool and creamy layer dessert with tons of coconut flavor. It's a terrific potluck dessert.
Keyword layer dessert
Prep Time 25 minutesminutes
Cook Time 8 minutesminutes
Refrigerate 1 hourhour
1(9-ounce) packagechocolate wafer cookies
1cupsweetened shredded coconut,toasted
1 1/2cupsconfectioners' sugar
1(16-ounce) containerCool Whip,thawed
1(5.9-ounce) boxinstant chocolate pudding mix
2(13.66-ounce) cansunsweetened coconut milk
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9x13-inch baking pan with cooking spray
Place cookies in a large ziptop bag and crush with a heavy rolling pin or pan.
In a medium bowl, stir together cookies crumbs, 1/4 cup of the toasted coconut, and eggs.Transfer to prepared baking dish and press it evenly into the bottom of the pan.
Bake for 8 minutes and then let cool completely.
In a medium bowl, use a hand-held mixer to beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Stir in 2 cups of Cool Whip.Spread on top of cooled crust. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
After it has been in the refrigerator for 25 minutes, whisk together the pudding mix and coconut milk in a large bowl. Refrigerate for 5 minutes to thicken some.Spread on top of the cream cheese layer. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
Spread remaining Cool Whip on top and sprinkle on the remaining toasted coconut.
This recipe originally appeared on spicysouthernkitchen.com