Grandma's Banana Pudding

Grandma's Banana Pudding Recipe

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Sharon Colyer


This is not your typical southern type banana pudding with meringue. This is my mom's recipe,"Grandma", to my children. She makes the other type too. This one was just a little easier. Hope you enjoy it.

Please Note: Prep time, does not include refrigerator time.

★★★★★ 3 votes
45 Min
No-Cook or Other


please note: prep time, does not include refrigerator time.
1 pkg
8 oz. size cream cheese, softened
1 pkg
3 1/2 oz. size vanilla instant pudding & pie filling*
2 1/4 c
2 % milk
vanilla wafers
2 c
banana slices
sugar or substitute, if more sweetness, is desired
before serving, garnish with more vanilla wafers, banana slices and cool whip, if desired
*may use reduced fat, light, or no sugar added products, if desired

How to Make Grandma's Banana Pudding


  • 1Combine cream cheese and 1/2 cup 2% milk, mixing at medium speed, with electric mixer, until well blended. Add remaining milk and the pudding mix; beat at low speed for 1 minute.
  • 2Layer one-third of pudding mixture, half of wafers and half of bananas in a 1 1/2 qt. serving bowl or baking dish; repeat layers. Top with remaining pudding.
  • 3Cover surface with wax paper or plastic wrap; chill.
  • 4To serve, garnish with additional banana slices and wafers, if desired; also, Cool Whip, if desired. Serve.
  • 5Keep refrigerated.

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About Grandma's Banana Pudding

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #bananas, #Anytime, #Kids