Frozen pudding & graham cracker sandwich (with chocolate & peanut butter): Get the easy vintage 1970s recipe

Frozen pudding graham cracker sandwich recipe

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Combine chocolate pudding — or vanilla pudding — with peanut butter, and then spread on graham crackers before freezing into a dazzling cool treat. That’s it — that’s the recipe! And in the 1970s, oodles of kids absolutely loved this super-easy retro dessert.

Since kids today (and kids at heart!) are sure to still love it, here’s how to make this delicious frozen pudding graham cracker sandwich recipe — and get some of that 70s snack magic back into your life!

Frozen pudding graham cracker sandwich recipe (1973)

You make it with Jell-O pudding and Honey Maid graham crackers

For years, kids have loved graham crackers and chocolate pudding separately. But it took a freezer to bring them together in one frozen pudding sandwich.

The first time you surprise your kids with this creamy, cool treat, they’ll probably ask why you didn’t do it sooner.

Frozen pudding sandwiches with chocolate and peanut butter (1973)

REMEMBER? Vintage pudding cups were smooth, spoonable snacks we loved, starting back in the ’70s

Frozen pudding graham cracker sandwich recipe

Frozen pudding graham cracker sandwich

Yield: 12 sandwiches
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 15 minutes


  • 1 package (4 serving size) Jello instant pudding, chocolate or vanilla flavor
  • 1-1/2 cups cold milk
  • 1-1/2 cups creamy or chunky peanut butter
  • 24 graham crackers


  1. Gradually add milk to peanut butter, blending until smooth.
  2. Add pudding mix. Beat slowly with rotary beater or at lowest speed of electric mixer until well-blended -- about 2 minutes.
  3. Let stand 5 minutes.
  4. Spread filling about 1/2 inch thick on 12 of the graham crackers.
  5. Top with remaining crackers pressing lightly and smoothing around edges with spatula.
  6. Freeze until firm -- about 3 hours.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 419Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 19gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 400mgCarbohydrates: 37gFiber: 5gSugar: 13gProtein: 14g

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