NO BAKE BANANA CHEESECAKE PIE (using premade OR baked crust)
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INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: 6 to 8
  • 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)
DIRECTIONS
  1. 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.
  2. LAYER 1: Beat cream cheese and powdered sugar. Fold in 1 cup Cool Whip. Spread over pie crust.
  3. LAYER 2: Lay sliced bananas over cream cheese mixture.
  4. LAYER 3: Whisk milk and instant pudding mix for 2 minutes. Spoon over bananas.
  5. LAYER 4: Gently spread Cool Whip over pudding layer.
  6. Refrigerate 3 to 4 hours before serving.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
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.