Banana Cream Cheese Pie Recipe

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Banana Cream Cheese Pie Recipe
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Banana Cream Cheese Pie Recipe

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"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."
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling

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

In a bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Combine bananas and lemon juice; add to cream cheese mixture. Fold in whipped topping. Pour into crust. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until set. In a 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.
Originally published as Banana Cream Cheese Pie in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p52

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 378 calories, 20g fat (12g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 206mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 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
  1. In a bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Combine bananas and lemon juice; add to cream cheese mixture. Fold in whipped topping. Pour into crust. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until set. In a 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.
Originally published as Banana Cream Cheese Pie in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p52

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kluesner5 User ID: 4518466 34880
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2013

"This is fantastic. My family loves it"

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cssc70 User ID: 3141192 65477
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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