This layered banana pudding recipe is a classic Southern dessert that’s always a crowd-pleaser!

It’s creamy, full of banana flavor, and it takes minutes to make!


Cream cheese Sweetened condensed milk Instant vanilla pudding Milk Vanilla extract Cool Whip whipped topping Nilla wafers Bananas

Beat cream cheese and add sweetened condensed milk, pudding mix, milk, and vanilla extract. Once combined, stir in half of the whipped topping.


Layer with Nilla Wafer cookies. Top with half of the banana slices. Spread half of the pudding mixture over the bananas, then add another layer of Nilla wafers.


Cover the dish and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.


Remove the layered banana pudding from the refrigerator and garnish with Nilla Wafers and banana slices before serving.