Hold Me, Mac and Cheese: 10 Comfort Foods for Tax Day

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Chocolate-Banana Pudding

Crisp, thin chocolate wafers are key to this no-bake dessert, layered with chocolate pudding and banana slices.

1. In a small saucepan, bring 2 cups ... more 
Photo by: Everyday Food
Chocolate-Banana Pudding

Crisp, thin chocolate wafers are key to this no-bake dessert, layered with chocolate pudding and banana slices.

1. In a small saucepan, bring 2 cups heavy cream to a boil over medium-high. Remove from heat and add 5 ounces chopped semisweet chocolate. Let sit 5 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar and whisk to combine. Let cool to room temperature.

2. Layer about 13 chocolate wafers in a 2-quart baking dish. Add half the chocolate mixture, then top with lengthwise banana slices (you'll want to chop about 3 bananas total. Top with 13 more cookies and remaining chocolate mixture. Cover and refrigerate until pudding is set and cookies are tender, about 2 hours (or up to 1 day). Top with round banana slices and serve.
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Fri, Apr 12, 2013 3:18 PM EDT
Oh, Tax Day -- you can never really be ready for it, can you? Whether you're facing a late night or sad to see a chunk of your hard-earned money snatched away, we have just the thing to cheer you up: comfort food! We don't often recommend emotional eating, but we understand those days when you just want to bury yourself in a bowl of ice cream (or mac and cheese). You're only human, after all. Check out these 10 comfort foods to make Tax Day a little brighter.



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