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Banana Cheesecake Dessert Recipe

Banana Cheesecake Dessert Recipe

Jessica Simerly uses convenience items to create this layered crowd-pleaser that features cheesecake, bananas, and chocolate and caramel sauces. "Once you serve this, you'll be asked to prepare it time and again," promises the New Castle, Indiana reader.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:16-20 servings


  • 2 packages (21.4 ounces each) strawberry no-bake cheesecake mix
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 cups cold milk
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, well drained
  • 3 medium firm bananas, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chocolate ice cream topping, warmed, divided
  • 1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping, divided
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • Maraschino cherries with stems


  • 1. Set aside filling and strawberry topping packets from cheesecake mixes. Place the contents of the crust mix packets in a large bowl; stir in butter and sugar until crumbly. Press into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. dish.
  • 2. In a large bowl,Beat milk and contents of filling packets on low speed until blended. Beat on high for 3 minutes or until slightly thickened. Spread over the crust. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 3. Spread contents of strawberry topping packets over cheesecake. Top with pineapple and bananas. Drizzle with 1/4 cup of chocolate topping and 1/4 cup caramel topping. Spread with whipped topping (dish will be full). Refrigerate for 2 hours or until set. Before serving, drizzle with remaining chocolate and caramel toppings. Top with pecans and cherries. Yield: 16-20 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 331 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 363mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (34g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein .

Reviews for Banana Cheesecake Dessert

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Reviewed Nov. 17, 2014

"everyone loves this cake"

Reviewed Jul. 27, 2013

"OMG! When I first tasted this I thought it was too sweet. Maybe no added sugar in the crust next time. But, this is a fabulous dessert. My daughter devoured this and requested me to make it again even before we finished the first one. It lasted a few days covered in the refrigerator too."

Reviewed Jun. 10, 2013

"All I could hear were wow's coming from our guests when this dessert was brought out. They said the same thing after they had taken their first bites. This was definitely a winner and a recipe that I will continue to make from now on. The only bad thing about it is that now I will be expected to make this every Memorial Day cookout."

Reviewed Apr. 16, 2013

"This is a wonderful recipe. I made this a while back and they were fighting over the leftovers because it was so delicious."

Reviewed May. 28, 2012

"This is an incredibly delicious recipe! It was a huge hit at our family cook-out. I did vary the recipe slightly by only using 1 banana and not putting the chocolate or caramel topping on top of the whipped cream. I simply put a cherry on top of each slice. It was an excellent balance of flavors!"

Reviewed Feb. 15, 2012

"looks yummy!"

Reviewed Apr. 22, 2011

"My family loves this. My husband asked me where I get my recipes from. That is impressive."

Reviewed Nov. 15, 2010

"This recipe was a hit at at holiday party I attended, everyone absolutely raved over it! The only recommendations I have would be to add 1 tsp of lemon juice to the cheesecake mix so that it sets better. Also, I decided to use only one packet of the strawberry topping, since its flavor was so overpowering compared to the other ingredients added."

Reviewed May. 31, 2010

"When I make it again I'd use less butter in the crust and the larger can of pineapple, very well drained. I sliced the bananas quite thin and found that two covered it all. Delicious - a bit hit at the potluck!"

gussie k
Reviewed May. 30, 2010

"This is absolutely decadent and worth calories/fat. Church circle sais "plz bring it again""

Reviewed Mar. 22, 2008

"tasted great even though i accidently dumped the jar of cherries on top! oops! i was able to slavage the cake and everyone still loved it!"

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