Banana Pudding Cookies for Kids

Banana pudding is one of my favorite desserts so when I saw this recipe, created by 12-year-old Anna, I knew I would love it. Not only are these cookies delicious, but the recipe includes ready-to-bake cookies and is easy enough for your kids to make.

If you love banana pudding, you'll love these cookies. And (bonus) the recipe is easy enough for your kids to make.

Banana Pudding Cookies for Kids
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Serves: 24 cookies
  • 24 ready-to-bake sugar cookies
  • 2 large boxes instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 8 oz whipped topping
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 4 bananas
  1. Bake cookies as directed. Let them cool.
  2. In one large mixing bowl combine the pudding mix, whipped topping, sour cream, whole milk and vanilla. Blend until thick and smooth. Make sure you stir during the blending process to get the pudding mix off the bottom of the bowl.
  3. Slice 4 bananas into ½ inch rounds. Place 4 banana rounds on each cookie. Place a spoonful of pudding on the cookies and smooth over the bananas.
  4. Refrigerate for 2 hours before eating.

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This is just one of dozens of recipes created by kids for kids in the Small Fries Cookbook.

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