Not Yo Mama's Banana Pudding
Linda Terrell (Paula Deen recipe)

(banana, dessert, Timber Cove)

Not Yo Mama's Banana Pudding
Not Yo Mama's Banana Pudding

Yield: 12 servings


1 pkg Pepperidge Farm Chessman Cookies
3 - 4 bananas (or optionally more)
2 C milk
1 5-oz pkg Instant French Vanilla Pudding
1 8-oz cream cheese, softened
1 14-oz can sweetened condensed milk
1 12-oz container Cool Whip, thawed
      (or preferred: 1½ C whipped cream)


  1. Line the bottom of a 13" X 9" pan with one layer of Chessman Cookies.
  2. Slice the bananas and spread in a layer over the cookies.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the milk and vanilla pudding mix, set aside and let it thicken.
  4. In a larger bowl, combine the cream cheese and condensed milk. Mix until smooth.
  5. Fold in the Cool Whip or whipped cream (if using).
  6. Add the cream cheese mixture to the pudding mixture. Stir until well blended.
  7. Spread evenly over the bananas. Cover the top with an additional layer of the Chessman Cookies.
  8. Refrigerate a minimum of one hour before serving.