Monday is President’s Day and what better way to celebrate than by making a dessert or dish named in honor of a president?! I’m going to post a series of recipes over the next few days with President’s Day in mind. I’m beginning with someone who has possibly served our country even better after leaving the White House than the time he was in it.
President Jimmy Carter is what I like to refer to as a “quality human being.” His dedication to serving and helping others is an inspiration to everyone the world over. This recipe is for Jimmy Carter Pudding – an outstanding dessert for President’s Day or any other day.
Jimmy Carter Pudding Recipe
1 cup flour
1 stick butter
2/3 cup salted, chopped peanuts (where the dessert gets its name!)
Mix and press into 9 x 13 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Cool.
1/3 cup peanut butter
1 cup powdered sugar
8 oz cream cheese
1 cup whipped cream
Mix and spread over cooled baked crust.
3 oz box instant chocolate pudding
3 oz box instant vanilla pudding
2-3/4 cup milk
Combine and gently spread over the 2nd layer.
Spread a layer of whipped cream over the pudding mixture and sprinkle with chopped peanuts.
Speaking of quality human beings such as President Jimmy Carter, Random Acts of Kindness Week begins on February 15. There is a heart-warming movement gaining momentum that involves seniors. I hope you’ll read more about this Random Acts of Kindness for Seniors on my Self Help Blog. It’s a wonderful idea and the more people that take place, the more hearts will be touched.