Easy Banana Split Mini Cheesecakes (No-Bake)

Ann JONES

By
@DenverJones

I made this easy, no-bake cheesecake for a Father's Day dessert. Everyone in my family loves cheesecake, but some like it topped with just cherries, some like just hot fudge, some like it loaded up - everyone is happy!


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Serves:

12

Prep:

30 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

NO-BAKE BANANA CHEESECAKE FILLING

16 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 c
powdered sugar
1
very ripe banana, peeled
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
heavy cream

CHERRY TOPPING

2 c
fresh or frozen pitted sour cherries
1/2 c
sugar
1-1/2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/8 tsp
salt

GRAHAM CRACKER CRUST

1-12 c
graham crackers, crushed
1/4 c
pecans, ground (optional)
5 Tbsp
melted butter, unsalted
2 c
sugar

TOPPINGS

1/2 c
caramel sauce
1/2 c
hot fudge sauce
1/4 c
chopped pecans (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For the cheesecake:
In a mixing bowl, add the cream cheese and sugar and beat with a hand mixer on medium-low speed until smooth. Add the banana and vanilla and beat until combined.

In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream until medium peaks. Gently fold the whipped cream into the cheesecake mixture just until it is all combined. Refrigerate until needed.
2
To make the Cherry Topping:
Add all ingredients to a medium sauce pot and bring to a low boil over medium heat. Keep at a low boil several minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat and refrigerate until ready to use.
3
To make the Graham Cracker Crust, add all ingredients to a small bowls and stir to combine. Add cupcake liners to a 12-cup muffin tin. Add about 1 tablespoon of the crust mixture to each cup and press down firmly to the line the bottom with the crust. Refrigerate until ready to fill.
4
To assemble and serve, add a scoop of the caramel sauce over the graham cracker crust and then top with a portion of the cheese cake filling. Top with cherries and drizzle with hot fudge and nuts (optional).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy