Banana Split pie is an easy no-bake banana dessert made with a graham cracker pie crust full of cream cheese, bananas, whipped cream, pineapple, chocolate syrup and cherries. A refreshing banana split dessert that is easy to make and serve!
Nothing says summer like banana splits, and this version will not disappoint! This banana split pie only takes a few minutes to prepare and will stay ready in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours before serving so you can prepare it in advance – something you can’t do with the ice cream version! You can also customize this dessert and add nuts and/or any other toppings you’d like – my kids had a lot of fun helping me make this fun and easy treat!
1 stick butter, melted
1 box graham cracker crumbs
1 stick butter, softened
2 cups confectioners’ sugar
5 bananas, sliced
1 (15 ounces) can crush pineapple, undrained
1 (16 ounces) container Cool-Whip, thawed
1 (4 ounces) jar maraschino cherries, stemmed
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
Chocolate Syrup, optional
In a 9×13 glass or porcelain dish, combine 1 stick of melted butter and graham cracker crumbs. With a fork, incorporate the butter until the crumbs are coated. Firmly press into a crust in the bottom of the pan.
In a medium bowl, cream together the other stick of softened butter, eggs and confectioners’ sugar; beat for 15 minutes. Spread evenly on the graham cracker crust. Layer banana slices evenly on top of butter/sugar mixture; layer pineapple on top of the bananas. Evenly spread the Cool-Whip and garnish with cherries and pecans. Drizzle optional chocolate syrup over the top. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight. Keeps well refrigerated for about a week.