Southern Possum Pie


This possum pie is such a wonderful summer dessert as it's light but decadent in flavor. This is an old recipe passed down by my grandmother from Tennessee.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins


  • 2 (3 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • ¾ cup confectioners' sugar

  • 1 (9 inch) prepared graham cracker crust

  • ¼ cup chopped pecans

  • cup instant chocolate pudding mix

  • ¼ cup instant vanilla pudding mix

  • 2 cups cold milk

  • ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ cup heavy cream, whipped

  • 30 pecan halves


  1. Beat softened cream cheese and confectioners' sugar together in a large bowl with an electric mixer until smooth. Spread mixture into the bottom of prepared graham cracker crust. Sprinkle chopped pecans over mixture.

  2. Stir chocolate and vanilla pudding mixes together in a separate large bowl; pour in milk and vanilla extract. Beat on low speed for 2 minutes; spoon into the pie pan.

  3. Cover the pie and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Top with prepared whipped cream and pecan halves.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

448 Calories
26g Fat
51g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 448
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 496mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 18%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 38g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 108mg 8%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 209mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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