Nutter Butter Banana Pudding Trifle (No Shortcut!)

READY IN: 4hrs 35mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    cups milk
  • 3
    large eggs
  • 34
    cup sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 2
    teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 5
    medium bananas
  • 1
    (1 lb) package peanut butter sandwich cookie
  • 2
    cups sweetened whipped cream
  • Garnishes
  • peanut butter sandwich cookie, dried banana chips, fresh mint sprigs

DIRECTIONS

  • Whisk together first 4 ingredients in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook, whisking constantly, 15 to 20 minutes or until thickened.
  • Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla until butter is melted.
  • Fill a large bowl with ice. Place saucepan in ice, and let stand, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes or until mixture is thoroughly chilled.
  • Meanwhile, cut bananas into 1/4-inch slices.
  • Break cookies into thirds.
  • Spoon half of pudding mixture into a 3-qt. bowl or pitcher. Top with bananas and cookies. Spoon remaining pudding mixture over bananas and cookies.
  • Top with sweetened whipped cream.
  • Cover and chill 2 to 24 hours. Garnish, if desired.