Make our Frozen Banana Bars for a unique dessert. Our frozen banana bars combine bananas with a the tastes of chocolate, peanut butter and cream cheese.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
15 chocolate wafer cookies, finely crushed
2 Tbsp. butter, melted
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
2 Tbsp. milk
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
2 small bananas
1/4 cup chopped PLANTERS Lightly Salted Dry Roasted Peanuts
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350º F.
Line 8-inch square pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides; spray with cooking spray. Mix wafer crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake 8 to 10 min. or until crust is firm. Cool completely.
Beat cream cheese, peanut butter and milk in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually beat in sugar. Gently stir in COOL WHIP. Spread half the cream cheese mixture over crust.
Cut bananas lengthwise in half; place over cream cheese layer on crust. Cover with remaining cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with nuts.
Freeze 4 hours or until firm. Remove dessert from freezer 20 min. before serving; let stand at room temperature to soften slightly. Use foil handles to remove dessert from pan before cutting into bars.
Practice mindful eating by savoring the flavor of these bars and sticking to the recommended serving size.
This frosty dessert can be frozen up to 4 days before serving.
How to Easily Press Crumb Mixture onto Bottom of Pan
Use bottom of measuring cup or small bowl to press crumb mixture onto bottom of prepared pan.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 23g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.