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a mini bag of vanilla wafers walking dessert topped with whipped cream, sliced bananas, and a maraschino cherry
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Banana Pudding Walking Dessert

Walking desserts are the sweet answer to walking tacos. With four different versions, there's sure to be something to please everyone.
Prep Time10 mins
10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12


  • 12 packages mini nila wafer cookies
  • 1 3.4 oz package vanilla pudding mix (or approx. 12 vanilla pudding cups)
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2-3 bananas- sliced
  • 12 Maraschino cherries and whipped cream for topping


  • Prepare the pudding according to package instructions and set aside until thickened.
  • Open each bag of nila wafer cookies and remove half of the cookies. Layer about 2 tablespoons of pudding on top of half of the cookies and then add 4-5 banana slices. Add the remaining cookies and add another layer of pudding and bananas. Top with whipped cream and a cherry and serve!


If you can not serve immediately, keep chilled.
You can replace the pudding mix with pudding cups; it may make the process go faster/easier