No-Bake Banana Split Dessert

No-Bake Banana Split Dessert

This is the perfect summer dessert! If you love the flavors in a classic banana split but want to avoid the mess, then you will love this easy no-bake delicious dessert!

Ingredients

  • 8-ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 medium bananas, sliced
  • 20 ounce can crushed pineapple – drained
  • 16-ounce cool whip
  • 1 Jar of maraschino cherries
  • 1/2 cup crushed walnuts
  • 1/2 cup hot fudge sauce

Crust Ingredients

  • 12 full graham cracker sheets, finely crushed
  • 9 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar

Instructions

  1. Lightly coat a 9×13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Combine the graham cracker crumbs, butter and sugar in a medium size bowl. Mix until all of the butter has coated the crumbs and the mixture sticks together when pressed. 
  3.  Pour into your baking dish and firmly pack down the graham cracker crumbs. Set aside.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, 1/4 cup butter and powdered sugar. Mix until smooth and creamy. 
  5. Scoop the cream cheese mixture on top of the crust and spread evenly across the top.
  6. Then, spread the sliced bananas on top, pressing lightly into the cream cheese mixture.
  7. Spread the crushed pineapple on top of the bananas, following with the cool whip. 
  8. Finally, decorate the top of your dessert with the crushed walnuts, cherries and hot fudge.
  9. Chill for several hours, or overnight, before cutting and serving. 

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