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How to Make Delicious Banana Pudding Cheesecake Squares Recipe
Are you a fan of both banana pudding and cheesecake? Do you find yourself torn between which dessert to indulge in? Well, now you don’t have to choose! Our banana pudding cheesecake squares recipe is the perfect combination of two classic desserts, creating a mouth-watering treat that will have your taste buds dancing with joy.
With just a few simple ingredients and some easy-to-follow steps, you can whip up a batch of these delicious squares in no time. Whether you’re hosting a party or just looking for a sweet treat to enjoy at home, this recipe is sure to please.
3 cups Nilla Wafer (approximately one 11-ounce box) cookie crumbs
1/2 cup butter melted
1 pint heavy whipping cream
3/4 cup sugar
24 ounces cream cheese (3 8-ounce packages) softened
2 packages instant banana cream pudding mix (3.4 ounces each)
optional garnish: whipped topping and banana slices
In a medium mixing bowl, combine the Nilla Wafer crumbs and the melted butter. Press the mixture into the bottom of a square 8×8-inch baking pan (a 9×9-inch pan will also work well) lined with a sheet of parchment paper with extra paper sticking up from the edges. Chill the crust in the refrigerator or freezer while you move on to the next steps.
In a large metal mixing bowl (I like to place the bowl in the freezer for 10 minutes so it’s cold), with an electric mixer or stand mixer on medium speed, whip the heavy whipping cream and sugar together until stiff peaks form; set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, with an electric mixer or stand mixer on medium speed, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the dry pudding mixes a little at a time, beating well between each addition. Add the whipped cream and mix until smooth.
Spread the cheesecake filling evenly over the chilled crust. Cover the pan with plastic wrap and refrigerate the cheesecake for 8 hours, or overnight.
Cut the chilled cheesecake into 9 squares and garnish with whipped topping and banana slices if desired. Serve chilled.
- Serve chilled
- Garnish with whipped topping and sliced bananas
- This recipe combines the rich, creamy taste of cheesecake with the sweet, fruity flavors of banana pudding.
- With just a few simple ingredients, you can whip up a batch of these delicious squares in no time.
- These banana pudding cheesecake squares are perfect for parties, potlucks, or just as a sweet treat for yourself.
Q: Can I use a different type of cookie for the crust? A: Yes, you can use any type of cookie that you like. Graham crackers or shortbread cookies would work well.
Q: Can I use a different flavor of instant pudding mix? A: Yes, you can use any flavor of instant pudding mix that you like. Vanilla or chocolate would be delicious.
Q: Can I make these squares ahead of time? A: Yes, you can make these squares up to 24 hours ahead of time. Just be sure to keep them chilled until you’re ready to serve.
If you’re looking for a dessert that’s both delicious and easy to make, our banana pudding cheesecake squares recipe is the perfect choice. With a creamy cheesecake layer on top of a sweet banana pudding layer, these squares are sure to be a hit with everyone who tries them. Whether you’re hosting a party or just looking for a sweet treat to enjoy at home, this recipe is sure to please. So what are you waiting for? Whip up a batch today and indulge in the mouth-watering goodness of banana pudding cheesecake squares!