JELL-O Banana Split Cake

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This might be the most fun dessert we've ever created. All the yummy elements of a banana split are incorporated into this luscious refrigerated dessert.

2
2
Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
5 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups HONEY MAID Graham Cracker Crumbs

  • 1 cup sugar, divided

  • cup butter, melted

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened

  • 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained

  • 6 medium bananas, divided

  • 2 cups cold milk

  • 2 pkg. (4 serving size) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding & Pie Filling

  • 2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, divided

  • 1 cup PLANTERS Chopped Pecans

Directions

  1. Mix crumbs, 1/4 cup of the sugar and the butter; press firmly onto bottom of 13x9-inch pan. Freeze 10 min.

  2. Beat cream cheese and remaining 3/4 cup sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Spread carefully over crust; top with pineapple. Slice 4 of the bananas; arrange over pineapple.

  3. Pour milk into medium bowl. Add dry pudding mixes. Beat with wire whisk 2 min. or until well blended. Gently stir in 1 cup of the whipped topping; spread over banana layer in pan. Top with remaining 1 cup whipped topping; sprinkle with pecans. Refrigerate 5 hours. Slice remaining 2 bananas just before serving; arrange over dessert. Store leftover dessert in refrigerator.

Size-Wise

This banana split-inspired dessert makes a great treat to share with friends and family.

Substitute

Prepare as directed, using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, 1/3 Less Fat than Cream Cheese; JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Fat Free Sugar Free Instant Reduced Calorie Pudding & Pie Filling; and COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping.