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easy banana split mini cheesecakes (no-bake)

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Geneva, IL

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!

yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For easy banana split mini cheesecakes (no-bake)

  • 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
  • 2 c
    fresh or frozen pitted sour cherries
  • 1/2 c
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1-12 c
    graham crackers, crushed
  • 1/4 c
    pecans, ground (optional)
  • 5 Tbsp
    melted butter, unsalted
  • 2 c
  • 1/2 c
    caramel sauce
  • 1/2 c
    hot fudge sauce
  • 1/4 c
    chopped pecans (optional)

How To Make easy banana split mini cheesecakes (no-bake)

  • 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).

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