Chocolate Butterscotch Lush

Create a dramatic dessert presentation for guests this fall with this decadent Chocolate Butterscotch Lush recipe, created in partnership with Cost Plus World Market. 

Layers of cookie, rich cream cheese, whipped cream and butterscotch pudding come together in this ridiculously easy to create Chocolate Butterscotch Lush

I absolutely love this time of year. The weather cools off, the leaves crisp up, guests pop in and out, and Christmas baking begins in earnest. From the pumpkin spice that appears in early September to sugar cookies and decadent holiday desserts, Christmas food and drinks rule the day!

Today I am sharing a decadent butterscotch dessert. While it makes an appearance on ice cream sundaes throughout summer, the caramel color and rich full flavor always reminds me of the holiday season.

Chocolate Butterscotch Lush

Once we pass Labor Day, I have holidays on the brain. Fall has been up around the house since mid-August and I’ve already started decorating little corners of the house for Halloween. I’ve also stepped up my dessert game.

Layers of cookie, rich cream cheese, whipped cream and butterscotch pudding come together in this ridiculously easy to create Chocolate Butterscotch Lush

Layers of cookie, rich cream cheese, whipped cream and butterscotch pudding come together in this ridiculously easy to create dessert served up in Cost Plus World Market’s new lasagna baker.

Layers of cookie, rich cream cheese, whipped cream and butterscotch pudding come together in this ridiculously easy to create Chocolate Butterscotch Lush

Each layer has a different texture, and when combined together they create a flavor profile that’s to die for, but it all starts and ends with Bahlsen Cookies, a classic German treat.

Layers of cookie, rich cream cheese, whipped cream and butterscotch pudding come together in this ridiculously easy to create Chocolate Butterscotch Lush

Layers of cookie, rich cream cheese, whipped cream and butterscotch pudding come together in this ridiculously easy to create Chocolate Butterscotch Lush

I gave the new dishes and linens I purchased at Cost Plus World Market for Thanksgiving dinner a test run this past weekend. My neighbors ooohed and awed over the gorgeous blush pink plates and gold flatware as much as I did. I can’t wait to use them for additional entertaining – they’ll make any dish I choose to serve look absolutely amazing.

Layers of cookie, rich cream cheese, whipped cream and butterscotch pudding come together in this ridiculously easy to create Chocolate Butterscotch Lush

Can we pause for a moment over the gorgeous gold flatware? I die.

Layers of cookie, rich cream cheese, whipped cream and butterscotch pudding come together in this ridiculously easy to create Chocolate Butterscotch Lush

Whether you’re entertaining at home, or taking a treat out, a layered dessert like this Chocolate Butterscotch Lush is the perfect answer. They’re simple to make, easy to transport and the complex looking layers are stunning to look at and even better to eat!

Layers of cookie, rich cream cheese, whipped cream and butterscotch pudding come together in this ridiculously easy to create Chocolate Butterscotch Lush

Chocolate Butterscotch Lush

Chocolate Butterscotch Lush

Ingredients

  • 3 4 oz. packages Bahlsen Leibniz Milk Chocolate Cookies
  • 16 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 (16-ounce) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 3 (3.4-ounce) Dr. Oetker instant butterscotch pudding
  • 4 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 3.5 oz. pacakge Bahlsen Leibniz Milk Chocolate Waffle Minis

Instructions

  • Transfer milk chocolate cookies or a cookie crumbs into a lightly greased 9x13-inch baker.
  • Beat softened cream cheese until smooth and gradually beat in confectioners sugar. Add 2 cups whipped topping, beating on low until combined (don't over mix).
  • Spread cream cheese layer on top of cookie base.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat both boxes of butterscotch pudding with milk on LOW until thick. Spread butterscotch pudding on top of cream cheese layer.
  • Spread layer of crushed cookies on top of butterscotch layer.
  • Spread remaining whipped topping on top.
  • Garnish with crushed chocolate waffle cookies if desired.
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I am including links to all of the items used in my post, including the dreamy blush colored Elements dishes below for your convenience. Click here to find the closest Cost Plus World Market to you if you’d like to shop in-store. If you’re in Utah and live in the Salt Lake Valley, be sure to visit the location in Cottonwood Heights, it’s my favorite.

Bahlsen Leibniz Milk Chocolate Cookies|Bahlsen Leibniz Minis Chocolate|Butterscotch Pudding
White Ceramic Lasagna Pan|Blush Element Salad Plates|Gold Slotted Spatula
Gold Wave Dinner Forks|Deep Jungle Teal Buffet Napkins

Also, if you love the holidays as much as I do, you’ll want to enter Cost Plus World Market’s Holiday Getaway sweepstakes to win a tripto the Christmas Market Festival in Germany!

One Grand Prize winner will receive airfare for two (2), hotel, city excursions, dining and a $1,000 World Market gift card. Three first prize winners will receive $500 World Market gift cards. Enter online at  www.worldmarketsweepstakes.com. Sweepstakes ends 9/29/17. 

Tauni
Tauni is a former public relations executive who spent 12+ years handling communications and events for an array of clients, from the NBA and Olympics to numerous high ranking politicians. Today, she handles social media for a local agency and hosts SNAP!, an annual social media conference for bloggers focused on entertaining, craft and home DIY.
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