Banana Split Fluff

Banana Split Fluff


  • 1 (3.4 ounce) box instant banana pudding
  • 1 (40 ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
  • 1 (8 ounce) tub Cool Whip, thawed
  • 3 large ripe bananas, sliced
  • 16 ounces fresh strawberries, hulled and chopped
  • 4 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1 (10 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained well, reserve some for topping
  • ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips, plus extra for topping
  • ½ cup chopped peanuts or walnuts, plus extra for topping
  • Whipped cream, for topping
  • Sprinkles, for topping


  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the instant banana pudding mix and the juice from the crushed pineapple until smooth and thickened.
  2. Fold in the Cool Whip until well incorporated.
  3. Add sliced bananas, chopped strawberries, mini marshmallows, maraschino cherries, chocolate chips, and chopped nuts to the bowl. Gently fold the mixture until everything is well coated with the banana pudding mixture.
  4. Refrigerate the mixture for 2-4 hours to allow the flavors to meld together and the dessert to set.
  5. Before serving, garnish with additional chocolate chips, chopped nuts, maraschino cherries, dollops of whipped cream, and sprinkles.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes | Servings: 12 servings

Weight Watchers Points Calculation

To calculate the Weight Watchers points for this recipe, we need to sum up the points for each ingredient and then divide by the number of servings. The Weight Watchers points can vary based on the specific program (e.g., SmartPoints, PointsPlus), so I’ll provide a general estimate based on commonly used ingredients and their approximate points values.

Ingredient Points Estimate:

  • Instant banana pudding (3.4 oz): ~12 points
  • Crushed pineapple in juice (40 oz): ~18 points
  • Cool Whip (8 oz): ~23 points
  • Bananas (3 large): ~9 points
  • Fresh strawberries (16 oz): 0 points (fruit is usually 0 points)
  • Mini marshmallows (4 cups): ~22 points
  • Maraschino cherries (10 oz): ~12 points
  • Semisweet chocolate chips (½ cup): ~16 points
  • Chopped peanuts/walnuts (½ cup): ~15 points
  • Whipped cream, for topping: ~10 points
  • Sprinkles, for topping: ~3 points

Total Estimated Points:

  • Sum of all points: 140 points

Points per Serving:

  • Total points / Number of servings (140 / 12) = ~12 points per serving

Please note that these are rough estimates and the actual points may vary based on specific brands and types of ingredients used. For precise points, it’s recommended to use the Weight Watchers app or calculator with the exact brands and quantities you plan to use.

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