The BEST Banana Cream Pudding Cookies

These Banana Cream Pudding Cookies are THE BEST. Loaded with banana flavor from a pudding mix and a mashed banana, they turn out soft and chewy every time.

My husband’s favorite dessert is Banana Cream Pie. I wanted to make him his favorite treat, but didn’t have all the ingredients to put together a pie.

These Banana Cream Pudding Cookies have all the flavor of a Banana Cream Pie without all the work – they are so easy to make and are failproof!

The secret ingredient is a package of banana instant pudding. They are soft and chewy because of the pudding mix and full of banana flavor. I also added a mashed banana to really take that banana flavor over the top!

We love using pudding mixes in our cookies – be sure to check out our Lemon Cheesecake Pudding Cookies and our Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies.

Ingredients needed for Banana Pudding Cookies

  • all purpose flour
  • sugar
  • brown sugar
  • baking soda
  • pure vanilla extract
  • unsalted butter
  • instant banana pudding mix
  • ripe banana
  • white chocolate chips

 

Tips for making Banana Pudding Cookies

The pudding mix is added to the recipe unprepared, in its powdered form. This really is the secret ingredient for a soft cookie that will still hold its shape.

I love using a Kitchen Aid to mix this dough together. It creams the sugars and butter and pudding mix together perfectly!

I used a medium sized cookie scoop for these cookies.  I like that they are the perfect shape and all the same size when you use a scoop.

I also use a silicone baking liner to help to cook evenly and get crisp on the bottom but stay soft on the inside!

(Here’s a little blogger’s tip: save a few of the chocolate chips to put on each cookie before they go into the oven – that’s how you get perfect chocolate chips arranged on the top of a cookie!)

Mix up your mix-ins

  • Milk, dark, or semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Butterscotch chips (so good with the banana flavor!)
  • Chocolate toffee bits (Heath bits)
  • Chopped pecans
  • Chopped walnuts
  • Top with powdered sugar
  • Crushed up Nilla wafers

The pudding makes them a little sweeter, so I would suggest using dark chocolate chips instead of milk!

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Serves: 36

Banana Cream Pudding Cookies

These Banana Cream Pudding Cookies are THE BEST. Loaded with banana flavor from a pudding mix and a mashed banana, they turn out soft and chewy every time.

10 minPrep Time

10 minCook Time

20 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (softened, but not melted)
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 (3.4 ounce) package banana instant pudding mix
  • 1 ripe medium banana (mashed)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and pudding mix. Add in mashed banana, eggs and vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour and baking soda. Add into creamed sugar mixture.
  4. Gently fold in white chocolate chips.
  5. Roll into 1" balls (or use a cookie scoop) and place on a baking sheet sprayed with nonstick cooking spray or covered in a silicone baking liner.
  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown (be sure not to overcook - they will continue to set up even after being removed from the oven).

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Cuisines
American
Occasions
Spring
Courses
Dessert
Cooking
Baking
Diet
vegetarian
pescetarian
Allergy
soy free
seafood free
treenut free
sesame free
mustard free

Nutrition

Calories

4876 cal

Fat

191 g

Carbs

695 g

Protein

61 g
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