The Best Banana Pudding

March 29, 2024

 

The Best Banana Pudding

A variation of Paula Deen’s banana pudding, this is not traditional but it's every bit as delicious and prob easier than most versions! Make this and let me know in the comment section how it stacks up to other recipes!
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 15

Ingredients

  • 2 boxes Instant vanilla pudding 5.1oz
  • 6 cups cold whole milk for pudding
  • 2 blocks cream cheese 8oz
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk 14oz
  • 6 ripe bananas
  • 8 oz cool whip
  • 1 package Madeleine's cookies 28oz

Instructions

  • Make pudding according to box instructions and place in fridge to set.
  • In a large bowl combine cream cheese, vanilla extract, and sweetened condensed milk until smooth.
  • Add pudding and beat until smooth.
  • Crumble 1/2 package of cookies in a deep dish 9 x 13 pan, reserving 3 cookies for top.
  • Add 1/2 of pudding mixture and smooth out.
  • Slice 3 bananas and add to pudding.
  • Repeat above process for a 2nd layer.
  • Top with cool whip and smooth out evenly.
  • Place 1 cookie in center as decoration and crumble other 2 on top.
  • Place in fridge and allow to chill. Enjoy!

9 Comments

  1. Mildred

    This is the best banana pudding. I’ve been making this recipe for years. The only difference is I use Pepperidge Farm’s Chessmans Cookies. They are expensive but good.

    Reply
    • Kristy Proffitt

      5 stars
      Happy Easter 🐰..just made this and boy do I have a picky bunch! Everybody loved this! Thank you for my forever receipt.. this is delish! BTW saw you on tic-tok God bless..

      Reply
      • Matt Ramsey

        Thank you! 🙌

        Reply
      • Linda Rush

        Looks delicious

        I will try this

        Reply
    • Leslie

      Yes, Same Here

      Reply
  2. Robin

    A yummy dessert I can actually make thankyou can’t wait to taste

    Reply
  3. Shirley Kokindo

    Best easiest recipe. Thank you so much for sharing it. It will now be a staple in my home.
    Have a great day and keep giving us your awesome recipes.

    Reply
  4. Shirley

    5 stars
    Good to the last crumb.

    Reply

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