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Banana Cream Brownie Dessert

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“From Julie Nowakowski of Illinois, this dessert was included in the 2007 Taste of Home Christmas Edition.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (20 ounce) package fudge brownie mix (13x9x2-inch pan size)
  • 12 cup oil
  • 14 cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 34 cup dry roasted peanuts, chopped, divided
  • 3 medium firm bananas
  • 1 23 cups milk
  • 2 (5 1/8 ounce) packages vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 (8 ounce) carton frozen whipped topping, thawed


  1. Prepare brownie batter according to package directions for fudge-like brownies. Stir in 1/2 cup chocolate chips and 1/4 cup peanuts. Spread into a greased 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake at 350° for 28-30 minutes. A toothpick inserted in the center should come out clean.
  2. Slice bananas and arrange in a single layer over cooled brownies then sprinkle with 1/4 cup chocolate chips and 1/4 cup peanuts.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat the milk and pudding mixes on low speed for 2 minutes. Fold in whipped topping and spread on top of all. Sprinkle with remaining chocolate chips and peanuts, chopped.

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