This Banana Split Dessert is made with a sweet graham cracker crust and layers of all of your favorite banana split flavors in an easy no bake recipe. Perfectly creamy and delicious! Keep the oven off and try these other no bake desserts: No Bake Cookies, No Bake Raspberry Cheesecake, and Key Lime Pie Lush.
This delicious Banana Split Dessert has all the components of a banana split – minus the ice cream! But trust me, it’s so good you won’t even miss it. This dessert takes about 20 minutes to make and then you just pop it into the fridge to chill until ready to enjoy. It makes a TON so it’s great for potlucks, BBQs, picnics, and parties.
Kids and adults alike are going to rave over the delicious layers in this easy no bake dessert.
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
In a medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter.
Firmly press into a crust in the bottom of 9×13 glass or porcelain dish, let it chill in the freezer for about 10 minutes to firm up.
In a medium bowl, cream together the cream cheese, 1/4 cups butter, and the powdered sugar until creamy, about 5 minutes.
Don’t be tempted to add milk, it will take a few minutes, but the mixture will blend up perfectly!
Spread the cream cheese mixture over the cooled graham cracker crust.
Add a layer of sliced bananas over the cream cheese mixture.
Spread pineapple chunks evenly over the bananas.
Evenly spread the Cool-Whip over the pineapple-banana layer using a rubber spatula.
Garnish with the pecans/walnuts and maraschino cherries.
Drizzle the chocolate fudge over the dessert and then sprinkle the rainbow sprinkles over the surface.
Chill for at least 4 hours before cutting to allow the layers to set.