NO BAKE BANANA CHEESECAKE PIE (using premade OR baked crust)
1 cup flour
1 cup hazelnuts, pecans, OR walnuts, finely chopped
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 - 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1 - 8 ounce carton Cool Whip, thawed (divided)
3 to 4 firm, ripe bananas - sliced
1 - 3.4 ounce package INSTANT vanilla pudding mix
1-1/3 cups cold milk (used 2% without a problem)
CRUST: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9-inch pie plate. Mix flour, nuts, and butter. Press into prepared pie plate. Bake 25 minutes. Cool completely.
LAYER 1: Beat cream cheese and powdered sugar. Fold in 1 cup Cool Whip. Spread over pie crust.
LAYER 2: Lay sliced bananas over cream cheese mixture.
LAYER 3: Whisk milk and instant pudding mix for 2 minutes. Spoon over bananas.
LAYER 4: Gently spread Cool Whip over pudding layer.
Refrigerate 3 to 4 hours before serving.
Pairs Well With
Recently we had a layered cream pie, but did not get the recipe. Here is my attempt at duplicating it. I may try blueberries, strawberries, or a fruit combination as possible variations.