Black Bottom-Banana Cream Pie

161  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 4 hr 30 min total
  • Makes 8 servings.

Classic diner dessert meets state fair midway treat, and a star is born. Like a chocolate-dipped banana treat, only with a crust instead of a stick.

Black Bottom-Banana Cream Pie Recipe


  • 6 Tbsp. butter or margarine, divided
  • 38 NILLA Wafers, finely crushed (about 1-1/4 cups)
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 pkg. (4 oz.) semi-sweet baking chocolate
  • 2 large bananas, sliced
  • 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1-3/4 cups cold milk
  • 1 cup  thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping


  • Melt  4 Tbsp. butter; pour into medium bowl. Stir in wafer crumbs and sugar. Reserve 2 Tbsp. for later use; press remaining crumb mixture onto bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate.
  • Microwave  chocolate and remaining butter in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min. or until butter is melted; stir until chocolate is melted and mixture is well blended. Drizzle over bottom of crust; top with bananas.
  • Beat  pudding mix and milk with whisk 2 min.; pour over bananas. Refrigerate 4 hours. Top with COOL WHIP and reserved crumb mixture just before serving.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseEnjoy a serving of this indulgent pie on occasion.


Nutrition Information

Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 370 
    • Total fat 19 g
    • Saturated fat 11 g
    • Cholesterol 30 mg
    • Sodium 330 mg
    • Carbohydrate 49 g
    • Dietary fiber 2 g
    • Total sugars 34 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 4 g
    • Vitamin A 8 %DV
    • Vitamin C 6 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 8 %DV
    • Iron 6 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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