Oma’s Easy Flaky Dessert (Soda Cracker Dessert)


Makes about 12 servings


  • 1 package Soda Crackers/Saltines (unsalted tops)
  • 1 package instant vanilla pudding mix (4-ounce box)
  • 2 cups milk (to make pudding)
  • I large tub Cool Whip (1 liter, or 12 ounces, or 4 cups)
  • 1 can crushed pineapple, well-drained


  1. Line bottom of 9×13-inch baking dish with soda crackers.
  2. Prepare pudding mix according to package instructions. Gently pour ½ over crackers and spread.
  3. Gently spread ½ container of Cool Whip over pudding.
  4. Cover Cool Whip layer with another layer of soda crackers.
  5. Gently pour remaining pudding over crackers. Cover with remaining Cool Whip.
  6. Cover with crushed, drained pineapple.
  7. Cover with Saran Wrap and refrigerate at least 6 hours, preferably overnight.