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Banana Pudding Brownies

Banana Pudding Brownies are a decadent dessert with a fudgy chocolate brownie base topped with a banana pudding and Cool Whip mixture, sliced bananas and crumbled vanilla wafer cookies.

Banana Pudding Brownies are a decadent dessert with a fudgy chocolate brownie base topped with a banana pudding and Cool Whip mixture, sliced bananas and crumbled vanilla wafer cookies.



Banana Pudding Brownies are a delicious layered brownie recipe that is sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Banana Pudding Brownies are a decadent dessert with a fudgy chocolate brownie base topped with a banana pudding and Cool Whip mixture, sliced bananas and crumbled vanilla wafer cookies.

The chocolate brownie base is chewy while the banana pudding topping is smooth and creamy.

Banana Pudding Brownies are a decadent dessert with a fudgy chocolate brownie base topped with a banana pudding and Cool Whip mixture, sliced bananas and crumbled vanilla wafer cookies.

This banana brownie recipe takes about forty-five minutes of prep time and then at least 3 hours to chill in the refrigerator to set.

Banana Pudding Brownies are a decadent dessert with a fudgy chocolate brownie base topped with a banana pudding and Cool Whip mixture, sliced bananas and crumbled vanilla wafer cookies.

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To make these banana pudding brownies, I started by dumping some brown sugar, granulated sugar and melted butter into a large mixing bowl.

granulated sugar, brown sugar and melted butter in a mixing bowl

I stirred the ingredients together until they were fully combined.

brown sugar and melted butter mixture in a mixing bowl

Then I added some vanilla extract and two eggs to the bowl.

vanilla extract, eggs, brown sugar and melted butter in a mixing bowl

I stirred well again.

brown sugar, eggs and melted butter mixture in a mixing bowl

I added some all purpose flour, cocoa powder and salt to the bowl.

all purpose flour and cocoa powder on top of sugar and butter mixture in a mixing bowl

I stirred until all of the ingredients were fully combined.

brownie batter in a mixing bowl

Then I added some semi-sweet chocolate chips to the bowl.

chocolate chips on top of brownie batter in a mixing bowl

I stirred the chocolate chips into the brownie batter.

chocolate chips being stirred into brownie batter in a mixing bowl

Then I lined a 9 x 13 inch baking pan with aluminum foil and sprayed it with cooking spray.

foil lined 9 x 13 inch baking pan

I poured the brownie batter into the foil lined baking pan and spread it out evenly.

brownie batter in a foil lined baking pan

I placed the baking pan in the oven and baked the brownies until a toothpick inserted in the center came up mostly clean with just a few crumbs.

Then I set the brownies aside to cool while I prepared the pudding topping.

I dumped some vanilla instant pudding mix into a large mixing bowl.

Then I added some milk to the bowl.

milk and vanilla instant pudding mix in a mixing bowl

I used an electric mixer to beat the pudding mix and milk together until the mixture became very thick.

vanilla pudding mixture in a mixing bowl

Then I chopped up a banana.

chopped banana on a cutting board

I added the chopped banana to the bowl.

chopped banana on top of vanilla pudding mixture in a mixing bowl

I continued mixing with the electric mixer until no large chunks of banana remained.

thick banana pudding mixture in a mixing bowl

Then I added some Cool Whip to the bowl.

Cool Whip on top of banana pudding mixture in a mixing bowl

I used a rubber spatula to fold the Cool Whip into the pudding mixture.

banana pudding mixture in a mixing bowl

Once the brownies were slightly warm but not too hot, I dumped the pudding mixture on top and spread it out evenly.

banana pudding mixture spread on top of brownies in a baking pan

Then I thinly sliced a banana.

banana slices on a cutting board

I placed the banana slices on top of the pudding mixture.

banana slices on top of banana pudding brownies

I placed some vanilla wafer cookies in a ziploc bag.

vanilla wafer cookies in a ziploc bag

I used a small heavy bottomed pot to crush the cookies.

crumbled vanilla wafer cookies in a ziploc bag

Then I sprinkled the cookie crumbs on top of the brownies.

crumbled vanilla wafer cookies and slices bananas on top of banana pudding brownies

I placed the brownie pan in the refrigerator and left the brownies to cool and set for three hours.

After three hours, I removed the pan from the refrigerator.

Banana Pudding Brownies are a decadent dessert with a fudgy chocolate brownie base topped with a banana pudding and Cool Whip mixture, sliced bananas and crumbled vanilla wafer cookies.

I used the aluminum foil to lift the brownies from the pan.

Banana Pudding Brownies are a decadent dessert with a fudgy chocolate brownie base topped with a banana pudding and Cool Whip mixture, sliced bananas and crumbled vanilla wafer cookies.

I sliced the brownies into 24 squares.

Banana Pudding Brownies are a decadent dessert with a fudgy chocolate brownie base topped with a banana pudding and Cool Whip mixture, sliced bananas and crumbled vanilla wafer cookies.

Then the banana brownies were ready to serve.

Banana Pudding Brownies are a decadent dessert with a fudgy chocolate brownie base topped with a banana pudding and Cool Whip mixture, sliced bananas and crumbled vanilla wafer cookies.

This chocolate and banana treat is impressive but easy to make.

If you are looking for a tasty banana dessert recipe, then you need to try these Banana Pudding Brownies!

Banana Pudding Brownies are a decadent dessert with a fudgy chocolate brownie base topped with a banana pudding and Cool Whip mixture, sliced bananas and crumbled vanilla wafer cookies.

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PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE RECIPE CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

Ingredients You’ll Need to Make These Banana Pudding Brownies:

Brownie Layer

  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup salted butter, melted
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips

Pudding Layer

  • 3.4 oz vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 banana, chopped
  • 1 cup Cool Whip

Topping

  • 1 banana sliced thin (24 slices)
  • 10 vanilla wafer cookies, crushed

How to Make Banana Pudding Brownies:

  1. Preheat oven to 325F.
  2. Dump brown sugar, granulated sugar and melted butter into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Stir until combined.
  4. Add the vanilla extract and eggs to the bowl.
  5. Stir well.
  6. Add the flour, cocoa powder and salt to the bowl.
  7. Stir until all of the ingredients are fully combined.
  8. Add the chocolate chips to the bowl.
  9. Stir the chocolate chips into the brownie batter.
  10. Line a 9 x 13 inch baking pan with aluminum foil and spray it well with cooking spray.
  11. Pour the brownie batter into the pan and spread it out evenly.
  12. Place the baking pan in the oven and bake the brownies until a toothpick inserted in the center comes up almost clean with just a few crumbs. 18 – 20 minutes.
  13. Set the brownies aside to cool while you prepare the pudding mixture.
  14. Pour the instant pudding mix and milk into a large mixing bowl.
  15. Use an electric mixer to beat the pudding mix and milk until a very thick mixture forms.
  16. Add the chopped banana to the bowl.
  17. Continue mixing with the electric mixer until no large chunks of banana remain.
  18. Add the Cool Whip to the bowl.
  19. Use a rubber spatula to fold the Cool Whip into the pudding mixture.
  20. Once the brownies are slightly warm but not too hot, dump the pudding mixture on top of the brownies and spread it out evenly.
  21. Place the banana slices on top of the pudding mixture.
  22. Sprinkle the vanilla wafer cookie crumbs on top.
  23. Place the pan in the refrigerator and chill for at least 3 hours to set.
  24. After 3 hours remove the pan from the refrigerator and use the foil to lift the brownies from the pan.
  25. Slice the brownies into 24 squares.
  26. Serve and enjoy!

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Yield: 24 servings

Banana Pudding Brownies

Banana Pudding Brownies are a decadent dessert with a fudgy chocolate brownie base topped with a banana pudding and Cool Whip mixture, sliced bananas and crumbled vanilla wafer cookies.

Banana Pudding Brownies are a decadent dessert with a fudgy chocolate brownie base topped with a banana pudding and Cool Whip mixture, sliced bananas and crumbled vanilla wafer cookies.

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Chill Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 45 minutes

Ingredients

Brownie Layer

  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup salted butter, melted
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips

Pudding Layer

  • 3.4 oz vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 banana, chopped
  • 1 cup Cool Whip

Topping

  • 1 banana sliced thin (24 slices)
  • 10 vanilla wafer cookies, crushed

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325F.
  2. Dump brown sugar, granulated sugar and melted butter into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Stir until combined.
  4. Add the vanilla extract and eggs to the bowl.
  5. Stir well.
  6. Add the flour, cocoa powder and salt to the bowl.
  7. Stir until all of the ingredients are fully combined.
  8. Add the chocolate chips to the bowl.
  9. Stir the chocolate chips into the brownie batter.
  10. Line a 9 x 13 inch baking pan with aluminum foil and spray it well with cooking spray.
  11. Pour the brownie batter into the pan and spread it out evenly.
  12. Place the baking pan in the oven and bake the brownies until a toothpick inserted in the center comes up almost clean with just a few crumbs. 18 - 20 minutes.
  13. Set the brownies aside to cool while you prepare the pudding mixture.
  14. Pour the instant pudding mix and milk into a large mixing bowl.
  15. Use an electric mixer to beat the pudding mix and milk until a very thick mixture forms.
  16. Add the chopped banana to the bowl.
  17. Continue mixing with the electric mixer until no large chunks of banana remain.
  18. Add the Cool Whip to the bowl.
  19. Use a rubber spatula to fold the Cool Whip into the pudding mixture.
  20. Once the brownies are slightly warm but not too hot, dump the pudding mixture on top of the brownies and spread it out evenly.
  21. Place the banana slices on top of the pudding mixture.
  22. Sprinkle the vanilla wafer cookie crumbs on top.
  23. Place the pan in the refrigerator and chill for at least 3 hours to set.
  24. After 3 hours remove the pan from the refrigerator and use the foil to lift the brownies from the pan.
  25. Slice the brownies into 24 squares.
  26. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Store the brownies in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

24

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 184Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 117mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 1gSugar: 17gProtein: 2g

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