Betty Graves Recipe

Banana Pudding Squares

By Betty Graves ILUVSPICES


Rating:
Serves:
8
Prep Time:
Method:
No-Cook or Other
Comments:

This is not a dietetic recipe. You get the full flavors from all the ingredients. This recipe is a step up from the other banana pudding recipes. It is delicious and when served is pretty. My family enjoys it when I make this.

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
The awesomeness of banana pudding and banana cream pie all wrapped up in a cute square package! Two thumbs up from this banana pudding lover.

Ingredients

35
nilla wafers, crushed
1/4 c
margarine, melted (1/2 stick)
1 pkg
philadelphia cream cheese, softened (8 oz.)
1/2 c
powdered sugar
1
tub cool whip, thawed, divided (8 oz)
3
bananas
3 c
milk cold
2 pkg
jell-o vanilla flavor instant pudding (4-serving size each)
1/2
square of baker's semi-sweet baking chocolate, grated
jennifer said she shaved chocolate and white chocolate together on top. will have to try this. sounds good.
note: you can use whole nilla wafers or the crushed. i use both

Directions Step-By-Step

1
COMBINE wafer crumbs and margarine; press firmly onto bottom of 9×13-inch dish. Refrigerate while preparing filling.
**I have to double the crust ingredients to get it to cover the bottom of a 9X13 pan
2
MIX cream cheese and sugar in medium bowl until well blended. Stir in 1-1/2 cups of the whipped topping; spread carefully onto crust. Set aside. Slice bananas and arrange over cream cheese mixture.
3
POUR milk into large bowl. Add dry pudding mixes. Beat with wire whisk 2 min. Spoon over bananas. Spread with remaining whipped topping; sprinkle with chocolate (optional.
**I haven’t put the chocolate on yet….I like to put a layer of Nilla Wafers on top or just leave the cool whip as the topping
4
Refrigerate at least 3 hours before serving. Store leftovers in refrigerator (if there are any : )
5
When ready to serve cut into squares and put grated baking chocolate on top. (optional)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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268 Comments

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May 8, 2014 - Adrienne May shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
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Adrienne May sonflowergirl74
Jan 26, 2014
I made this the other day. I used banana pudding instead of vanilla. It was a big hit. Thanks so much for sharing!
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Betty Graves ILUVSPICES
Jul 17, 2013
You are welcome. Enjoy.
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iris mccall irislynn
Jul 16, 2013
I love banana everything and am adding this to the list. My hips say moderation Iris, but it's going to be hard to resist!!! Thank you Betty
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Betty Graves ILUVSPICES
May 14, 2013
You are welcome. Enjoy