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Old-Fashioned Banana Cream Pie

This fluffy no-bake pie is full of old-fashioned flavor, with only a fraction of the work. Because it uses instant pudding , it’s ready in just minutes. —Perlene Hoekema, Lynden, Washington
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 311 calories, 13g fat (9g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 213mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • Katrina
    Jun 23, 2020

    I would have named this Quick Banana Cream Pie. I rate it five stars because it is not only quick and easy, but tastes good. I would not have named it "old fashioned" having made old-fashioned since the 1960s. I will make it again.

  • M.
    Mar 13, 2020

    I'm going to make this tonight but I know it's going to be good. I'm going to use a chocolate caramel pudding. There are a lot of comments about the confusion on the whip topping, I am pretty sure that it's supposed to be a 16 oz tub. That is usually what most recipes I have seen, is called for. I'm going to give it a shot keep my fingers crossed and I'll let you know.

  • sheeleigh
    Feb 28, 2020

    Been making this for years and it’s quick and good! I agree that I’m surprised about weight being confused with ounces, which doesn’t speak well for our educational system! I agree converting ounces to liters is challenging!

  • Nancy
    Feb 21, 2020

    Can I use cooked pudding mix? I don't really like the instant puddings.

  • Mary Anne
    Aug 25, 2019

    This recipe was very easy to make. And was wonderful. I definitely will make again!

  • xxcskier
    Jun 16, 2019

    I’m always looking for easy no bake desserts that I can make in our motorhome. This was so easy and a favorite of our grandkids. We will be making this often.

  • _nlfPA
    May 7, 2019

    This is so easy to prepare and it is one of my husband's favorite pies.

  • khegeman
    Mar 28, 2018

    Excellent banana cream pie. I just wish TofH would stop changing the name of recipes from the names given in its cookbooks, so they would be easier to find on-line for tips and reviews.

  • shar6024
    Sep 9, 2016

    Easy to make and quick. I used french vanilla pudding as that is what I had in my cupboard. Turned out great husband loved it

  • Simard
    Apr 21, 2016

    Followed the recipe and the taste was as good as the ingredient. The pie did not stand up and was soupie. Not something I would ever serve to guest. What went wrong?