Deep-Dish Layered Banana Pudding

37  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 3 hr 15 min total
  • Makes 16 servings, 1/2 cup each.


Deep-Dish Layered Banana Pudding Recipe

Ingredients

  • 46 NILLA Wafers, divided
  • 3 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 pkg. (3.4 oz. each) vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
  • 4 bananas (1 lb.), sliced
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar

Instructions

  • Heat  oven to 350ºF.
  • Crush  30 wafers; mix with next 4 ingredients. Spread onto bottom of 15x10x1-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray. Bake 5 min.; stir. Bake 3 to 5 min. or until golden brown; cool.
  • Beat  pudding mixes and milk with whisk 2 min. (Pudding will be thick.) Stir in 1 cup COOL WHIP.
  • Layer  1/3 of the crumb mixture and half each of the bananas and pudding in 2-qt. serving bowl; repeat. Beat cream cheese and granulated sugar in medium bowl with mixer until well blended. Gently stir in 1 cup of the remaining COOL WHIP; spread over top of dessert, sealing to edge of bowl. Sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture. Refrigerate 3 hours.
  • Top  each serving with remaining COOL WHIP and whole wafers just before serving.

Recipe Tips

SubstitutePrepare using cheesecake instant pudding mix.

Size-WiseEnjoy your favorite foods while keeping portion size in mind.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings, 1/2 cup each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 300 
    • Total fat 15 g
    • Saturated fat 8 g
    • Cholesterol 30 mg
    • Sodium 310 mg
    • Carbohydrate 40 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 29 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 3 g
    • Vitamin A 6 %DV
    • Vitamin C 4 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 6 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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