Banana pudding is one of my absolute favorite desserts. I love the cool creamy texture of the pudding and the way the bananas melt in your mouth. If you love banana pudding then you’re going to love these Banana Pudding Mason Jars! This fast and easy dessert recipe makes individual desserts in mason jars. This is an easy and delicious no bake banana pudding that is perfect for picnics and potlucks.
Why banana pudding jars are awesome
- The small jars make for easy portion control
- Just 4 ingredients!
- Banana pudding recipe is easy thanks to instant pudding
- Instant banana pudding mix
- Fresh bananas
- Vanilla wafer cookies
How to make mason jar banana pudding
Whisk together 3 cups milk and banana cream pudding mix for 2 minutes in a large bowl. You do not need to use a stand mixer for this step, but you are welcome to use one if you wish.
Let the pudding mixture set for 5 minutes. It will become thick.
Place some pudding into the bottom of the jar then layer in nilla wafers. Repeat this process until the jar is full.
Slice your bananas and add to the top with of the mason jars.
Keep the banana pudding in the fridge until you ready to serve. You do not want to let these sit out long at room temperature. Just before serving, you can add some more wafers cookies on top.
This no bake dessert is a sweet treat that the whole family will love! Feel free to top with whipped cream or Cool Whip for an added bonus!
Banana Pudding Mason Jars
- 1 box banana pudding mix 5 oz
- 3 cups milk
- 1 banana
- 20 vanilla wafers
- Whisk together 3 cups milk and instant banana pudding for 2 minutes. Let set for 5 minutes. It will become thick.
- Slice bananas. Place in some pudding into the jar then layer in vanilla wafers. Repeat this until the jar is full, then top with sliced bananas.
- Keep in fridge until ready to serve.
This nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using online calculators. Your nutritional information may vary depending on numerous factors.
Frequently asked questions
We used 8 ounce jars that are often used for jar. You can use larger jars, but it will make less servings.
If you can't find banana pudding in your local store, you can get it on Amazon here. If you want to use vanilla pudding keep in mind that the tastes will be different.
If you make it the day before, the wafers have a tendency to get soggy. For crisp cookies, prepare closer to serving.
So easy and delicious. My family loved this banana pudding!
Such a fun treat with those individual servings! This banana pudding looks fantastic with a wonderful texture.
so cute! so fun! so delicious!
I love banana pudding! I'm looking forward to giving this individual version a try.
These individual banana pudding mason jars are a perfect dessert or snack. My whole family will love them.