Peanut Butter-Chocolate Banana Cream Pie

213  Ratings
  • 30 min prep
  • 3 hr 45 min total
  • Makes 10 servings.

From its cookie crust to the dreamy, creamy filling to curls of chocolate, this pie is a grown-up’s dream come true. And a direct road back to childhood.

Peanut Butter-Chocolate Banana Cream Pie Recipe


  • 35 NILLA Wafers, finely crushed (about 1 cup)
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate, divided
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 bananas, cut lengthwise in half, then crosswise into quarters
  • 2 pkg. (3.4 oz. each) vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. salted peanuts, coarsely chopped


  • Heat  oven to 350ºF.
  • Mix  wafer crumbs and butter until well blended; press onto bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate. Bake 5 to 8 min. or until golden brown. Cool completely. Meanwhile, make chocolate curls from 1/2 oz. chocolate. Refrigerate.
  • Microwave  remaining 1-1/2 oz. chocolate and peanut butter in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min.; stir until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Place bananas in crust; drizzle with melted chocolate.
  • Beat  pudding mixes and milk in large bowl with whisk 2 min. Stir in 1 cup whipped topping. Spread over bananas; top with remaining whipped topping.
  • Refrigerate  3 hours. Top with chocolate curls and nuts just before serving.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseEnjoy this pie on a special occasion but remember to keep tabs on portions.

Special ExtraGarnish each slice with a NILLA Wafer just before serving.

How to Make Chocolate CurlsWarm 1 oz. chocolate by microwaving it on HIGH for a few seconds or just until you can smudge the chocolate with your thumb. Hold the piece steadily and draw a vegetable peeler slowly over flat bottom of chocolate, allowing a thin layer to curl as it is peeled off the bottom of the chocolate piece to make long, delicate curls. Or to make shorter curls, use the same technique using the narrow side of the chocolate piece.


Nutrition Information

Makes 10 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 370 
    • Total fat 20 g
    • Saturated fat 9 g
    • Cholesterol 20 mg
    • Sodium 460 mg
    • Carbohydrate 46 g
    • Dietary fiber 2 g
    • Total sugars 32 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 7 g
    • Vitamin A 6 %DV
    • Vitamin C 4 %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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