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Banana Cream Cheese Pie Recipe

Banana Cream Cheese Pie Recipe

"Whenever I make this creamy banana pie topped with a thick strawberry sauce, everyone looks forward to dessert," shares Zahra Sulemanji of Houston, Texas. "The recipe was passed on to me by my mother-in-law."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (2 to 3 medium)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • STRAWBERRY TOPPING:
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1-1/4 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 5 drops red food coloring, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Combine bananas and lemon juice; stir into cream cheese mixture. Fold in whipped topping. Pour into crust. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until set.
  • 2. In a large saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in strawberries and food coloring if desired. Let stand for 5 minutes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Cool. Drizzle some over pie. Cut into wedges; serve with remaining topping. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 378 calories, 20 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 206 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Reviews for Banana Cream Cheese Pie

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Reviewed Jan. 30, 2013

"This is fantastic. My family loves it"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 27, 2008

"This pie is so easy to make and my family loved it. My son said he just couldn't quit eating."

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.