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Banana Cream Cheese Pie

Whenever I make this banana cream cheese pie topped with a thick strawberry sauce, everyone looks forward to dessert. The recipe was passed on to me by my mother-in-law. —Zahra Sulemanji, Houston, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    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

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

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  • Deanna
    Nov 28, 2019

    This has become a family favorite! Easy to make and EVERYONE love it!

  • kluesner5
    Jan 30, 2013

    This is fantastic. My family loves it

  • kml26385
    Apr 24, 2010

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  • maddiesgirl
    Jul 24, 2008

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  • cssc70
    May 27, 2008

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