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Saturday, April 23, 2011

Deep-Dish Layered Southern Banana Pudding

  • 46 Nilla Wavers, 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 flavored pudding
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 1 tub (8 oz) cool whip, thawed, divided
  • 4 bananas, sliced
  • 1 pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  1. Heat oven to 350 F.  Crush 30 wafers; mix with next 4 ingredients.  Spread onto bottom of 15x10x1 pan sprayed with cooking spray.  Bake 5 min.; stir.  Bake 3 to 5 min. or until golden brown; cool.
  2. 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.
  3. Beat cream cheese and granulated sugar in medium bowl with mixer until blended.  Gently stir in 1 cup of remaining cool whip; spread over top, 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. 


Sheila said...

Wish I had a big bowl for breakfast!

Lisa said...

That looks creamy and delicious. I have a sweet treat linky party going on at my blog and I'd like to invite you to stop by and link your pudding up.

Jeanna said...

Tracey, that looks so yummy!