Banana Cream Pie Lush
- Prep 40 min
- Total 5 hr 40 min
- Servings 24
This lush is bananas! Sugar cookie crust gets topped with a sweet vanilla creamy layer, sliced bananas, pudding and whipped topping for an irresistible take on banana cream pie.
1Heat oven to 375°F. Make and bake drop cookies as directed on pouch. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Set aside 4 cookies for garnish.
2In food processor, process half of the remaining cookies to coarse crumbs. Remove to medium bowl. Continue to process second half of remaining cookies to coarse crumbs; add to bowl. Stir in melted butter and 1/2 teaspoon of the vanilla until well blended. In ungreased 13×9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, press cookie crumb mixture firmly in bottom. Set aside.
3In large bowl, beat cream cheese, powdered sugar and remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth, scraping down side of bowl frequently. Beat in 2 cups of the whipped topping. Spread over cookie crust. Place 2 1/2 cups banana slices in single layer over cream cheese mixture.
4In another medium bowl, beat dry pudding mixes and milk with whisk about 2 minutes or until thick. Drop by spoonfuls over banana layer; spread evenly over top. Drop remaining whipped topping by spoonfuls over pudding layer; spread evenly. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours.
5When ready to serve, crush remaining 4 cookies. Sprinkle pie with crushed cookies, and top with 1 cup banana slices. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pieces.
- To quickly soften cream cheese, remove from wrapper, and place on microwavable plate; microwave uncovered on High about 15 seconds or just until softened.
- To ripen bananas quickly, place them in a paper bag at room temperature for 1 to 2 days.
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
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- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
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1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.