No-Bake Classic Banana Cream Pie Recipe

No-Bake Classic Banana Cream Pie Recipe

Do you love pie as much as I do? I love lots of different pies. I think my favorite are Summer Berry Pie, Banana Cream Pie, and Lemon Meringe Pie.

I always remembered my mom would take leftover pie crust, cut it into pieces, (we call them pie crust sticks) and sprinkle cinnamon and sugar on it and bake it. A yummy childhood memory.

My granddaughter was over the over day and she wanted to make some pie crust sticks. We worked together to make them and enjoyed some together.

Banana cream pie is a classic American dessert! Today I am sharing a delicious recipe that I am sure you will love.

If you’re looking for a special dessert for Easter, you can’t go wrong with this Classic No-Bake Banana Cream Pie! You will fall in love with fresh sliced bananas, creamy vanilla pudding, and mounds of freshly whipped cream! 

If you are a banana cream pie lover, then today is your lucky day! Banana cream is one of those desserts that will put a huge smile on my families faces.

Dating back to the 19th century, banana cream pie found its way into recipe books. Today, recipes fill cookbooks and flood the internet for this yummy pie. In the 1950s, soldiers of the United States Armed Services ranked the banana cream pie as one of their favorites.


  • Milk
  • Instant vanilla pudding mix
  • Vanilla extract
  • Frozen whipped topping
  • Graham cracker crust
  • Bananas

This easy-to-make banana cream pie can be made using homemade pie crust or store-bought.

It’s a great way to use bananas that are starting to turn brown.

Everyone loves a good homemade cream pie!!

Store this banana pie in your refrigerator and cover well with saran wrap. It should last about 3 days.

You couldn’t ask for an easier, more delicious, and delicious pie. Grab an apron and let’s get cooking.

Prep Time 9 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Easter Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 12 ounces carton frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 1 (9 inches) graham cracker crust
  • 2 sliced medium firm bananas, sliced


  • In a large bowl, whisk together milk, pudding mix and vanilla for 2 minutes. Then fold in 3 cups whipped topping.
  • Pour 1-1/3 cups pudding mixture into pie crust. Layer with banana slices and remaining pudding mixture. Top with remaining whipped topping.
    Put into your refrigerator until you are read to serve.
  • Adapted from Taste Of Home.
Keyword banana cream pie