Banana Pudding with Chessmen Cookies

Banana pudding has always been a favorite of mine. I have fond memories of eating it with my grandmother at family dinners, so when I saw Chessmen cookies at the store, I knew immediately what dessert I wanted to make. The combination of banana pudding and Chessmen cookies is delicious! It’s also easy to make and perfect for summertime entertaining or just enjoying on your own.
Blog post intro paragraph: Banana Pudding with Chessmen Cookies recipe

prep: 25 mins additional: 2 hrs total: 2 hrs 25 mins Servings: 24 Yield: 24 servings


1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

2 (3.4 ounce) packages instant French vanilla pudding mix

2 cups cold milk

1 (8 ounce) container whipped topping (such as Cool Whip®)

2 (7.25 ounce) packages butter cookies (such as Pepperidge Farm® Chessmen®)

1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

6 medium bananas, sliced


Combine milk and pudding mix in a bowl. Whisk for 2 minutes.

Combine condensed milk and cream cheese in a separate bowl; beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Fold in whipped topping. Slowly fold in pudding mixture.

Layer 1/2 of the cookies in the bottom of a 9×13-inch pan. Top with 1/2 of the bananas, 1/2 of the pudding mixture, remaining bananas, remaining pudding mixture, and remaining cookies.

Chill for 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 257 calories; protein 4g; carbohydrates 37.7g; fat 10.7g; cholesterol 37.5mg; sodium 236.7mg.

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