Got To Be NC
Recipe by: Lisa Prince

Pecan Banana Pudding

This makes a large pecan banana pudding that will melt in your mouth.

Servings: 12
Cook Time: Prep Time: 30 minutes; Total Time: 8 hour and 30 minutes
Meal Type: Dessert
NC Ingredients: Pecans, Dairy

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Ingredients

Pudding:
1
large box of vanilla wafers
3
small packages instant vanilla pudding mix
5
cups milk
1
cup sour cream
1
large cool whip
10
bananas
1
cup chopped sugar coated pecans
4
tablespoons margarine
Sugar Coated Pecans:
1
egg white
1
cup pecan pieces
1/2
cup sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt

Directions

Pudding:

Mix instant pudding as directed, using 5 cups of milk. Stir in sour cream and then cool whip. Prepare crust with 20 crushed vanilla wafers, ½ cup chopped sugar coated pecans and 4 tablespoons margarine. Press onto bottom of dish. Add layer of sliced bananas. Pour ½ of pudding mixture on top on bananas. Make another layer of wafers and bananas. Pour the other ½ of pudding mixture on top. Top pecan banana pudding with ½ cup toasted, chopped, sugar coated pecans. Refrigerate overnight.

Sugar Coated Pecans:

Beat one egg white and one teaspoon of cold water together until frothy. Stir in 1 cup of pecan pieces into mixture. In another bowl, mix ½ cup of sugar and ½ teaspoon of salt. Stir in pecans into sugar mixture until well coated. Spread coated pecans on cookie sheet and bake at 275 degrees F for 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes.