Recipe of the Day:
Banana Pudding Squares
Submitted by: Leesia
"This dessert tastes just like banana pudding without all the fat!"
40 Reduced Fat NILLA Wafers, finely crushed.
6 Tbsp. light margarine/butter, melted.
1 pkg (8oz.) PHILADELPHIA Fat Free Cream Cheese, softened.
1/2 cup powdered sugar.
1 tub (8oz.) COOL WHIP FREE Whipped Topping, thawed, divided.
3 medium organic ripe bananas.
3 cups fat free milk.
1 large pkg (serves 6) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Fat Free, Sugar Free Instant Reduced Calorie Pudding & Pie Filling.
1/2 square BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate, grated (optional).
Mix wafers and margarine/butter. Press firmly onto bottom of 13x9" glass dish.
Mix Fat Free Cream Cheese and powdered sugar with fork until well blended. Gently stir in 1-1/2 cups of the whipped topping. Spoon mixture evenly onto crust; spread carefully. Cut bananas in half crosswise; cut each piece lengthwise in half. Arrange banana pieces over Fat Free Cream Cheese mixture.
Pour milk into a large bowl. Add dry pudding mix. Beat with wire whisk 2 mins. Spoon over bananas. Sprinkle evenly with chocolate (if desired). Refrigerate at least 3 hours befoe serving. Serve each piece topped with the remaining Cool Whip.
Makes 24 servings.