Banana Split Cheesecake Bars

Banana Split Cheesecake Bars

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Shelia Tucker

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Who doesn't love Banana Splits ? We sure do in our family, and cheesecake too. these have it all , a Brownie crust, Banana cheesecake and then topped off with Pineapple Jam, Strawberries and I like to add some fine chopped peanuts too, you could also drizzle on some Chocalate and add some Cherries. This recipe is from our newspaper, with some of my ideas added.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
makes 24 bars
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • ·
    for the brownie crust
  • 12 oz
    semisweet chocolate bits
  • 3/4 c
    unsalted butter ( 1 1/2 sticks )
  • 2/3 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 4
    eggs
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • FOR THE CHEESECAKE LAYER

  • 2 pkg
    cream cheese (8 oz. each ) room temperature
  • 3
    ripe, bananas
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • ·
    a pinch of salt
  • 3
    eggs
  • FOR THE TOPPING

  • 1/2 c
    maraschino cherries ( chopped )
  • 1/2 c
    salted peanuts ( finely chopped or ground )
  • 1 qt
    strawberries ( cleaned, hulled and sliced )
  • 1/4 c
    pineapple jam
  • 1 Tbsp
    water

How to Make Banana Split Cheesecake Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. Pre-Heat Oven to 350 - A 9x 13 Pan- Sprayed with cooking spray. Set aside pan - In a microwave safe bowl , heat the butter and chocolate bits on high for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 20 seconds untill melted. Set Aside - In a Medium Bowl, Whisk togeather, the sugar, flour and salt, add the eggs and vanilla and whisk till smooth, stir in the melted butter, chocolate mixture. pour into the pre-pared pan and bake for 20 minutes. Remove the Pan from Oven ( Leave The Oven On ) If there are any air bubbles in the crust, gently press them flat.
  2. To Make Cheesecake - In a food processor - combine the cream cheese, bananas, sugar, flour, and salt. untill completely smooth, scraping down sides of pro. bowl, - then add the eggs, one at a time, processing and scraping down the sides of the bowl between additions.. Pour the batter over the top of the crust in the pan. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes untill the middle is no longer jiggley, Cool Down and refrigerate untill completely chilled.
  3. When cheesecake is chilled , Place Strawberries across top. In a Microwavable bowl, put the Pineapple jam and the 1 Tabsp. of water. - Microwave untill Bubbling, spoon the jam all over the top of the strawberries, then sprinkle the chopped nuts on and then the chopped cherries , Place back in the Frig. to chill for at least 15 minutes for the jam to set . - Make sure it's well chilled and then cut into squares . Store well , covered in the refrigerator .

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About Banana Split Cheesecake Bars

Course/Dish: Cakes Pies Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American



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