No Bake Banana Split Dessert

Delicious, rich and creamy, with all the ingredients you love in a banana split, this no-bake Banana Split dessert will be one you make again and again.
Delicious, rich and creamy, with all the ingredients you love in a banana split, this no-bake Banana Split dessert will be one you make again and again.

Summer is quickly approaching and that means picnics, BBQ’s, potlucks, and family get-togethers are almost upon us.
You’ve probably wondered before any of these occasions:
What should I bring?
What is easy and quick to make but still super delicious ?
And, more importantly, when it’s hot outside, the last thing you want to do is crank up your oven and sweat it out in the kitchen!
Here at SugarApron we are prepping for some great summer recipes!
No bake ? Easy to make but still super delicious ?
I can’t think of a better one for summer with all of the grillin’ and chillin’ that goes on. Once you make this delicious, rich, creamy and no-bake banana split dessert, you will make it again and again……

Delicious, rich and creamy, with all the ingredients you love in a banana split, this no-bake Banana Split dessert will be one you make again and again.

No Bake Banana Split Dessert

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 4 hours, 30 minutes

Yield: 12-16

Delicious, rich and creamy, with all the ingredients you love in a banana split, this no-bake Banana Split dessert will be one you make again and again.

Ingredients

  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 1 box graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cups butter, softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 bananas, sliced
  • 1 (20 oz) can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 (16 ounce) container Cool-Whip, thawed or 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 (4 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, stemmed
  • 1 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped
  • hot fudge sauce, slightly warmed
  • 1 tablespoon rainbow sprinkles

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter.
  2. Firmly press into a crust in the bottom of 9x13 glass or porcelain dish, let it chill in the freezer for about 10 minutes to firm up.
  3. In a medium bowl, cream together the cream cheese, 1/4 cups butter, and the powdered sugar until creamy, about 5 minutes.
  4. Don’t be tempted to add milk, it will take a few minutes, but the mixture will blend up perfectly!
  5. Spread the cream cheese mixture over the cooled graham cracker crust.
  6. Add a layer of sliced bananas over the cream cheese mixture.
  7. Spread pineapple chunks evenly over the bananas.
  8. Evenly spread the Cool-Whip over the pineapple-banana layer using a rubber spatula.
  9. Garnish with the pecans/walnuts and maraschino cherries.
  10. Drizzle the chocolate fudge over the dessert and then sprinkle the rainbow sprinkles over the surface.
  11. Chill for at least 4 hours before cutting to allow the layers to set.

Notes

http://sugarapron.com/2016/05/05/no-bake-banana-split-dessert/

Tip : After the dessert is done and ready to be served,  stop everything you are doing to pull out your Canon camera or your iPhone because, it is destined to become a family favorite !!
So, if you make this recipe, be sure to snap a photo and share it. I’d love to see what you cook!
Delicious, rich and creamy, with all the ingredients you love in a banana split, this no-bake Banana Split dessert will be one you make again and again.

Delicious, rich and creamy, with all the ingredients you love in a banana split, this no-bake Banana Split dessert will be one you make again and again.

About Sarah Kozowski

Hi! Welcome to my blog! I’m Sarah– I do part-time job at a kindergarten and in my free time i love to cook, take photos and go jogging. I'm recipe developer, photographer, writer, and taste tester behind this blog. I develop my recipes and photos through good old fashioned trial and error, some days I have more success than others, as you can judge by the photos here. Grab a cup of coffee (or beverage of your choice) and stay with me awhile, poke through recipes, pick your favourite and reach out to me if you have any questions!

8 thoughts on “No Bake Banana Split Dessert

  1. This was my father-in-law’s favorite dessert until we found out he is a diabetic then I found a sugar free recipe. I make it every 4th of July

  2. Hi, I am wanting to fix the banana split dessert. I’m wondering when do I add the heavy whipping cream? I didn’t see it in the directions

    1. Hello Celeste. Not sure if you were still looking for an answer, but the recipe calls for cool whip -OR- heavy whipping cream. hope this helps! Good Luck! Im making it friday! Woo Hoo..cannot wait!

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