Here is one of the desserts I made for the event...holy crow, was it goooooood...
|...tiny little corrugated cups and wooden demitasse spoons are from Garnish...|
Deep-Dish Layered Southern Banana Pudding
*46 Nilla wafers, divided
*3 tbsp. butter, melted
*1/2 cup chopped Planters Pecans
*1/3 cup packed brown sugar
*1 tsp. ground cinnamon
*2 pkg. (3.4 oz. each) Jell-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding
*2 cups cold mild
*1 tub (8 oz.) Cool Whip, thawed & divided
*4 bananas (1 lb.), sliced
*1 pkg. (8 oz.) Cream Cheese, softened
*1/4 cup granulated sugar
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Crush 30 wafters; mix with next 4 ingredients.
Spread onto botton of a 15x10x1-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray.
Bake 5 min.; stir. Bake 3 to 5 min. more or until golden brown; cool.
Beat pudding mixes and milk with whisk for 2 minutes.
Stir in 1 cup Cool Whip.
Layer 1/3 of the crumb mixture and half EACH of the bananas and pudding in 2-qt. serving bowl...repeat.
Beat cream cheese and granulated sugar in medium bowl with mixer until blended. Gently stir in 1 cup of remaining Cool Whip; spread over top, sealing to edge of bowl. Sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture. Refrigerate 3 hours. Top each serving with remaining Cool Whip and whole wafers just before serving...
That's it! Super easy...
Seriously, if you like banana pudding, you will lu-uh-uh-uh-uve this recipe...