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Banana cream cheesecake bars. Yeah, I said it. These little beauties are amazing. Imagine a thick and fluffy banana cream cheese layer sandwiched between two layers of rich and chocolatey crust.

These bars are pretty much heaven on a plate.

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Plus, they’re really easy to make – you just need a few basic ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen! Trust me, these bars are definitely worth trying out!

banana cream cheesecake bars, banana cheesecake bars, no bake banana cheesecake recipe

These babies are healthy, easy to make, and beyond delicious. They’re perfect for any occasion, and they’ll quickly become a new favorite dessert!

Trust me on this one – you need these bars in your life!

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Happy cooking!

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Why do I love Banana Cream Cheesecake Bars?

There are so many reasons to love banana cream cheesecake bars!

  • First of all, they’re absolutely delicious. The combination of rich chocolate and fluffy banana cream cheese is heavenly, and it’s a flavor combo that you just can’t resist!
  • Plus, these bars are really easy to make.
  • These bars are also healthy, which is an added bonus.
  • They’re perfect for any occasion, and I guarantee that they’ll quickly become a new favorite dessert!
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Ingredients:

  • Cream cheese
  • Heavy whipping cream
  • Butter
  • Instant banana pudding mix
  • Crushed crumbs from Nilla Wafers
  • Granulated sugar
  • Whipped cream for garnish (optional)
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How to make Banana Cream Cheesecake Bars:

Step 1. Using a food processor, crush the ‘Nilla” wafers.

Using a food processor, crush the ‘Nilla” wafers.

Step 2. Stir together the Nilla Wafer crumbs and the melted butter until well combined.

Stir together the Nilla Wafer crumbs and the melted butter until well combined.

Step 3. Layer a 9×9 baking pan with parchment paper.

Step 4. Press the cookie crumb mixture into the bottom of the pan until firmly packed.

Press the cookie crumb mixture into the bottom of the pan until firmly packed.

Step 5. Place in the refrigerator.

Step 6. In a mixing bowl, blend together the heavy whipping cream and sugar until soft peaks have formed. Set aside.

In a mixing bowl, blend together the heavy whipping cream and sugar until soft peaks have formed. Set aside.

Step 7. Beat the cream cheese in a separate bowl until creamy.

Beat the cream cheese in a separate bowl until creamy.

Step 8. Mix the banana pudding mix into the cream cheese until smooth.

Mix the banana pudding mix into the cream cheese until smooth.

Step 9. Fold the whipped cream mixture into the pudding cream cheese mixture until everything is well combined.

Fold the whipped cream mixture into the pudding cream cheese mixture until everything is well combined.

Combine well.

Combine well.

Step 10. Spread the filling over the cookie crust, and chill overnight in the fridge.

Spread the filling over the cookie crust, and chill overnight in the fridge.

Step 11. Divide into 9 even squares, garnish with whipped cream and serve.

Divide into 9 even squares, garnish with whipped cream and serve.

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Banana Cream Cheesecake Bars

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 9
These little beauties are amazing, a thick and fluffy banana cream cheese layer sandwiched between two layers of rich and chocolatey crust. They're perfect for any occasion, and they'll quickly become a new favorite dessert!
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Ingredients 

  • 24 Oz. Cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Pint heavy whipping cream
  • ½ C. Butter, melted
  • 2 Boxes Instant banana pudding mix
  • 3 C. Crushed crumbs from Nilla Wafers
  • ¼ C. Granulated sugar
  • Whipped cream for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  • Stir together the Nilla Wafer crumbs and the melted butter until well combined.
  • Layer a 9×9 baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Press the cookie crumb mixture into the bottom of the pan until firmly packed. Place in the refrigerator.
  • In a mixing bowl, blend together the heavy whipping cream and sugar until soft peaks have formed. Set aside.
  • Beat the cream cheese in a separate bowl until creamy.
  • Mix the banana pudding mix into the cream cheese until smooth.
  • Fold the whipped cream mixture into the pudding cream cheese mixture until everything is well combined.
  • Spread the filling over the cookie crust, and chill overnight in the fridge.
  • Divide into 9 even squares, garnish with whipped cream and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 891kcal | Carbohydrates: 117g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 493mg | Potassium: 161mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 82g | Vitamin A: 795IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 0.2mg

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Banana Cream Cheesecake Bars Tips

Here are a few tips to help you make the perfect banana cream cheesecake bars:

  • Use ripe bananas for the best flavor. Ripe bananas are sweeter and more flavorful, so they’ll make your bars taste even better!
  • Be sure to use full-fat cream cheese and yogurt. This will give your bars a rich and creamy texture that you’ll love!
  • Don’t overmix the batter. Overmixing can result in tough and rubbery bars, so be sure to mix just until everything is combined.
  • Let the bars chill thoroughly before cutting into them. This will help them firm up and hold together better.
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Banana Cream Cheesecake Bars Variations

There are so many delicious ways to vary this banana cream cheesecake bars recipe! Here are a few of my favorites:

  • Use different types of chocolate for the crust. I like to use dark chocolate, but milk chocolate or white chocolate would be delicious as well!
  • Add some chopped nuts or shredded coconut to the crust for extra flavor and texture.
  • Stir in some chopped fruit, like berries or diced mango, into the banana cream cheese filling.
  • Top the bars with a drizzle of melted chocolate, chopped nuts, or even a dollop of whipped cream!
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