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Old-Fashioned Banana Cream Pie

 Old-Fashioned Banana Cream Pie
This pie is full of old-fashioned flavor and stirs up in no time using instant vanilla pudding and ready-made crust.—Perlene Hoekema, Lynden, Washington
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 1 cup cold 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • 2 medium firm bananas, sliced
  • Additional banana slices, optional


  • In a large bowl, whisk milk, vanilla and pudding mix for 2 minutes
  • (mixture will be thick). Fold in 3 cups whipped topping.
  • Pour 1-1/3 cups of pudding mixture into pie crust. Layer with banana
  • slices and remaining pudding mixture. Top with remaining whipped
  • topping. Garnish with additional banana slices if desired.
  • Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece (prepared with fat-free milk, sugar-free pudding mix, reduced-fat whipped topping and a reduced-fat graham cracker crust) equals 274 calories, 8 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 612 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a

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sweet Riesling.