Creamy Banana Pecan Pie Recipe
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Creamy Banana Pecan Pie Recipe

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You'll get many compliments when you serve this layered banana beauty. It's a snap to prepare because the filling starts with instant pudding mix. —Isabel Fowler, Anchorage, Alaska
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 3 large firm bananas, sliced
  • 1-1/3 cups cold milk
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • Additional chopped pecans, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 613 calories, 39g fat (20g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 390mg sodium, 61g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein .


  1. In a small bowl, combine the flour, pecans and butter. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9-in. pie plate. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  2. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar. Fold in 1 cup of whipped topping. Spread over the crust. Arrange bananas on top. In another bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Immediately pour over bananas. Top with remaining whipped topping. Garnish with pecans if desired. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Banana Pecan Pie in Taste of Home December/January 1998, p67

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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TammyVande 20282
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2014

"Great pie! I get rave reviews every time it make it. I didn't have pecans the first time so I used almonds the I grinned down. Loved the almond flavour with the bananas,so I always use almonds now."

Sarahsjunk 43962
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2013

"So yummy!!!"

Sprowl 20281
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2012

"Delicious and easy! I will make it often."

colky08 202458
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2011

"My son's favorite dessert"

ashleyOHiO 78110
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2011

"Fantastic recipe. This was my first time making a pie and it turned out great! I'll definitely be making this for my family reunion this weekend. Delicious!"

kern0485 46872
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2010

"Mmmm...this pie is great!! It's quick and easy. Good pie for church socials or a night with the family!"

Classicrock 16090
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2010

"The pie itself was very good, but the crust just didn't pass. -Lori in WI."

densminger 24688
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2009

"This is also great if you replace the regular pudding with sugar free and the cream cheese with light."

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