Banana Split Dessert

Banana Split Dessert Recipe

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rena torres


This is a great no bake dessert that everyone loves. I get many requests to make it at work potlucks and friends parties. I used my mom's recipe and tweaked a bit. Similar to other recipes here, but this is my version of the banana split dessert.
I hope you all enjoy it!


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  • 2 c
    graham crackers, crushed. ( or try using crushed chocolate graham crackers or crushed lorne doone cookies)
  • 1/4 c
  • 3/4 stick
    butter, melted
  • 1 can(s)
    pineapple, crushed, drained, reserve juice
  • 5-6
    bananas, sliced at a diagonal
  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese
  • 1
    small tub, cool whip, defrosted
  • 1 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
    large tub, cool whip, defrosted
  • ·
    chocolate syrup
  • ·
    maraschino cherries, sliced in half
  • ·
    candy sprinkles, mini chocolate chips, nuts

How to Make Banana Split Dessert


  1. Mix together graham cracker crumbs with sugar and melted butter. Pat down mixture in 13x9x2 baking dish or a lasagna baking dish. Refrigerate.
  2. Place sliced bananas in reserved pineapple juice. In mixing bowl, cream the cream cheese, add sugar and vanilla extract. Mix until creamy. Add small tub of cool whip. and mix together. Spread cream cheese mixture over graham cracker crust. Then layer the banana slices. Then spread drained crushed pineapple over banana slices. Top with larger tub of cool whip. Decorate with chocolate syrup, candy sprinkles, maraschino cherries, nuts and mini chocolate chips. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or over night. For a frozen treat, put in freezer.

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About Banana Split Dessert

Course/Dish: Other Desserts, Crackers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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