Original recipe yields 8 servings
I made this for Thanksgiving using 1 layer of vanilla pudding mixed with chopped Reese's Miniatures and 1 layer of plain chocolate pudding. It was so quick and easy, and it turned out pretty rich but very delicious. It was one of the first pies to be finished, people were passing up the traditional pumpkin and apple pies for this one. I will definitely make this again, and will have fun experimenting with different pudding flavors and candy.
the notation "mixture will be thick" is a comical understatement. there is no whisk in the world that will blend that much pudding with so little milk. i added an extra cup of milk and still found it to be verrrry thick. if i ever made this again i would probably add even another cup. the best part of this pie was the reese's pieces i added, and they weren't even called for in the recipe! *****UPDATE***** I figured it out! i used sugarfree/fatfree pudding, which is sold in a the same size package but contains a smaller amount of pudding. to equal what the recipe called for i used extra packages of pudding, when i should in reality have only used 2, even though the weight of the packages was less. ahhhh, it all makes sense now :)
I got a little too creative with this pie. I used skim milk instead of whipped topping and it was evident in the taste. Also, please note that M&M candies tend to bleed their color when they get wet so they aren't the best choice of candy.