Lemon Truffle Torte
  • 40 NILLA Wafers, divided
  • 1/2 cup PLANTERS Almonds, toasted, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
  • 4 squares BAKER'S Premium White Baking Chocolate
  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 2 pkg. (4-serving size each) JELL-O Lemon Flavor Instant Pudding & Pie Filling
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon peel
  • 2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
  1. RESERVE 16 of the wafers. Finely crush remaining 24 wafers; place in medium bowl. Add almonds, sugar and butter; mix well. Spoon into 9-inch springform pan; press firmly onto bottom of pan. Stand reserved wafers around edge of pan; set aside.
  2. MICROWAVE chocolate in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 to 2 min. or until chocolate is completely melted, stirring after each minute. Cool completely. Gradually add milk, stirring with wire whisk until well blended. Add dry pudding mixes and lemon peel. Beat 2 min. or until well blended. (Mixture will be thick.) Gently stir in whipped topping. Spread evenly over crust.
  3. REFRIGERATE at least 4 hours or overnight. Store any leftover torte in refrigerator.