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banana cheesecake with cookie crumb crust

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Elsie Perrett
Benson, AZ

We received some sugar cookies at Christmas that were very hard. Not wanting to waste them, I pulverized them in my food processor to make crumbs for a crumb crust.

(2 ratings)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For banana cheesecake with cookie crumb crust

  • 2 c
    sugar cookie crumbs
  • 1 stick
  • 2
  • 2 - small pkg
    jello instant cheesecake
  • cool whip or whipped cream (optional)
  • 2 3/4 c

How To Make banana cheesecake with cookie crumb crust

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350.
  • 2
    Melt butter in microwave. (I did 30 seconds and then 30 more seconds.)
  • 3
    Combine cookie crumbs and butter and press into the bottom of an 8 x 8 baking dish or pan.
  • 4
    Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes. Cool.
  • 5
    Slice bananas and place slices over crumbs in pan.
  • 6
    Make Cheesecake according to package directions and spread over bananas. May top with cool whip or whipped cream, if desired. Chill.
  • 7
    NOTE: Package directions call for 2 3/4 cups milk, but another time I would use less for a firmer cheesecake.

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