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Monday, March 21, 2011

mangia mondays 2: banana pudding

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banana pudding

2 bags pepperidge farm chessmen cookies
6-8 bananas, sliced
2 c milk
1 (5.1 oz.) box instant vanilla pudding
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
14 oz. sweetened condensed milk
12 oz. whipped topping

1. line the bottom of a 13"x9" dish with cookies & a layer of bananas on top.

2. in a bowl, combine the milk & pudding mix & blend well using an electric mixer. in another bowl, combine the cream cheese & condensed milk together until smooth. fold the whipped topping into the cream cheese mixture.

3. add the cream cheese mixture to the pudding & stir until well blended. pour the mixture over the cookies & bananas & cover with another layer of cookies. refrigerate until ready to serve.

**the strawberries looked so beautiful at the grocery store that i had to buy them & make this a strawberry banana pudding! i just added a layer of sliced strawberries on top of the bananas!

banana pudding is the hubs favorite dessert.
& this banana pudding is superb!

it's so light
& colorful with the strawberries -
it's perfect for spring!

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  1. thank you again for hosting. Have a lovely week!

  2. Good morning!! I linked up something the hubby made for me, its delicious! happy monday!!

  3. I JUST bought a beautiful box of strawberries too! Sooooooooooo making this. The fruit means it's healthy right? yum.

  4. Thanks for letting me know about Mangia Mondays! I linked up my cornish hen aka cornachean : ) Your banana pudding looks great!

  5. My whole family would love this...yum!! Thanks for the recipe. :)

  6. Hmm, choosing an international cuisine is hard because I would say any and/or all of them!

  7. this sounds so yummy I love the idea of the cookies rather than our usual wafers and the strawberries are perfect for this dessert as well yummy

  8. Gorgeous looking banana pudding! I linked up Food for the Gods, a delightful treat from the Philippines that I'll be donating to The Tomato Tart's Online Bake Sale for Japan. Hope you'll like it!