This banana pudding layered dessert is the perfect no-bake, make-ahead treat to make for a crowd. If you can find banana pudding flavored mix, go ahead and use it here. But vanilla is just as good .
YIELDS:8 SERVINGS PREP TIME:0 HOURS 10 MINS TOTAL TIME:2 HOURS 30 MINS INGREDIENTS FOR THE CRUST 1 1/2 c. finely crushed Nilla Wafers 4 tbsp. melted butter
Pinch kosher salt
FOR THE CHEESECAKE 2 (8-oz.) blocks cream cheese, softened 3/4 c. granulated sugar 2 c. heavy cream 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1 (3.4-oz.) package instant vanilla pudding mix 1 3/4 c. whole milk 5 large ripe bananas, sliced 48 Nilla wafer, plus more, crushed, for garnish DIRECTIONS Make crust: In a medium bowl, stir together Nilla wafers, butter,