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7-Layer Dip Dessert

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One of my favorite foods is the 7-layer dip that my Mom used to make. When I came across a 7-layer dessert, I swear my tongue did somersaults! This dip is not only delicious, it isn’t too bad for you either! Another thing I love about this dip is that it can feed a group of people so it is perfect for a BBQ! Hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

7-Layer Dip Dessert


4 cups of skim milk

1 (5 oz) box of instant chocolate pudding

1 (5oz) box of instant vanilla pudding

3 medium bananas, thinly sliced

1 cup crushed pretzels (I crushed mine with a food processor)

1 cup sliced honey roasted almonds (or any kind of roasted almonds)

1 pound of strawberries, thinly sliced

8 oz cool whip, thawed



In a smaller bowl whisk 2 cups of milk with the vanilla pudding. In a separate bowl whisk 2 cups of milk with the chocolate pudding. Stick both bowls in the refrigerator and let it set.

After your pudding is set, add your ingredients in this order in a 9 x 13 inch pan: chocolate pudding on the bottom, then add sliced bananas, crushed pretzels, vanilla pudding, sliced almonds, sliced strawberries and then spread the cool whip over the top. I topped it with more almonds.

Stick it in the refrigerator and keep cold until you are ready to serve.  I served mine with Vanilla Wafers and Graham Crackers.

You can switch out many things to make it healthier:
You can use more fresh fruit, use more pudding instead of cool whip, and use raw almonds instead of honey roasted

For a Non Healthier version:
Use Graham Crackers instead of pretzels, or add chocolate chips for another layer.



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  1. Denise M. says

    I’m diabetic, and wish I could eat all of your delicious looking recipes. Do you have, or do you plan on making, any low-carb dishes, or any that use Stevia and Swerve “natural” sweeteners? A lot of other recipes I’ve seen on the internet that claim to be sugar-free, low-carb, and etc. use honey and agave nectar, but they have a very high glycemic index. Also, too many use chemical based that are very unhealthy such as Stevia, and Aspartame. Hope Six Sisters would consider a section for diabetics in the future. Ya’ll do an excellent job. :)

    • Cyd says

      You need to check out our new sister site – In the search bar type in sugar free or low carb or gluten free. (Or whatever you are looking for!) Our website is growing everyday. Feel free to add some of your own recipes. We are always looking for healthier options. We have a lot of requests for special diets. Hope this helps!

    • Cyd says

      Thanks for catching that Marian. It’s a 9 x 13 inch pan. We added it to the post! Have a great Easter weekend!


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