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Graham Cracker Banana Cream Dessert

"I entertain often, so this crowd-pleasing dessert is frequently on the menu," relates Evelyn Schmidt of Toms River, New Jersey. "When cleaning up the dishes, there's never a crumb left to scrape off."
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    16-20 servings


  • 3 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3-1/2 cups cold 2% milk
  • 2 packages (3.4 ounces each) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 5 medium firm bananas, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 carton (20 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans, optional
  • 2 (1.55 ounces each) milk chocolate candy bar, broken into squares
  • Maraschino cherries, optional


  • Combine cracker crumbs and butter. Press into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. dish. In a large bowl, beat milk and pudding mix on low speed for 2 minutes. Pour over crust; top with bananas and pineapple. Spread with whipped topping (dish will be full). Sprinkle with pecans if desired.
  • Chill for at least 4 hours before cutting. Garnish with candy bar pieces and cherries if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 272 calories, 13g fat (9g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 214mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • Kidcook101
    Jan 17, 2013

    Well, it was alright, but it must have tons of calories. I can feel my teeth rotting as I type. Mabye as a treat.

  • crwaechter
    Jun 29, 2011

    This was a plesent supprise to see how this went over so well. The second time I made it; with cheesecake pudding mix and creame cheese. Still a big hit! thanks. crw

  • Judy Johnson
    Sep 22, 2007

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  • mkgaul
    Apr 18, 2007

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