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Banana Pudding Squares Recipe
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Banana Pudding Squares

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"A favorite homey pudding dessert gets updated with a fresh banana cream flavor twist!"

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Original recipe makes 24 servings Change Servings

    3 hrs 30 mins


  1. Mix wafers and margarine. Press firmly onto bottom of 13x9-inch dish.
  2. Mix Neufchatel cheese and powdered sugar with wooden spoon until well blended. Gently stir in 1-1/2 cups of the whipped topping. Spoon mixture evenly onto crust; spread carefully. Cut bananas in half crosswise; cut each piece lengthwise in half. Arrange banana pieces over Neufchatel 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 evenly with chocolate. Refrigerate at least 3 hours before serving.
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  • Tips
  • How to easily remove dessert from pan: Line 13x9-inch dish with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides of pan. Press wafer mixture onto foil. Prepare filling as directed. When ready to serve, lift dessert from dish, using foil handles. Cut into squares to serve.
  • Substitute: Prepare as directed, using JELL-O Chocolate Flavor Fat Free Sugar Free Instant Reduced Calorie Pudding & Pie Filling.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 22, 2008

This is a great banana puddding. The recipe I used is from the jello website, but it used the regular ingredients, not low fat. I have made this one quite often!!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 16, 2010

This tasted wonderful! But the directions are all wrong. There is NO way 35 wafers will cover the bottom of a 9x13 in pan. So I used a 9x9 in pan and it fit perfectly. Also, Don't know if my bananas were just oddly large but I only needed two.


11 Ratings

Sep 15, 2010

Perfect summer treat! I made it in a smaller dish, which seemed to work better for the crust.

Mar 23, 2010

My fiances favorite dessert! Here are the things I did differently . . . 1. Make sure you have a few extra nilla wafers and margarine. I used the proper amount once and the crust wasn't solid enough so when I put the cream cheese layer on, it all just lifted right out of the pan. 2. Didn't use the baking chocolate b/c it tastes fine without it.

Apr 13, 2009

Wow! I made this for Easter bruch. everybody raved about it. It was excellent & easy.

Sep 17, 2011

Really easy to make and a nice light dessert. I have used the Nilla Wafers and I have also just used a gramah cracker crumb bottom and I perfer the graham crakcers better. I use 1 pkg. of gramham crackers (crush them up) and 1/3 cup of butter. I also often use a little more cool whip.

Jun 09, 2010

I don't know how thin they want this spread but if I used a 13x9 inch pan it would be less than half as tall as the picture shows and have bare spots. I used about 45 nilla wafers and my crust still couldn't cover the entire bottom of the pan. So I used a 9x9 pan and that worked out perfectly! 4 stars because of that. Otherwise this was delicious.

May 26, 2009

Excellent! One of our new favorites!


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