Explore this delicious recipe for Chocolate-Covered Banana Turtle Torte. Learn more about this yummy dessert will make the whole family go bananas!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
1-1/4 pkg. (9 oz. each) chocolate wafer cookie s (50 cookies)
2 oz. BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, broken into small pieces
1 large banana
1/4 cup PLANTERS Pecan Halves
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Let's Make It
Line 8-inch round pan with plastic wrap; set aside. Beat cream cheese and ice cream topping in large bowl with mixer until blended. Stir in 2 cups COOL WHIP.
Spoon 3/4 cup cream cheese mixture into prepared pan; spread to within 1 inch of edge. Cover with 10 cookies, top sides down and overlapping cookies as necessary to form even layer. Repeat layers 4 times. Refrigerate 2 hours.
Invert dessert onto serving plate just before serving. Remove plastic wrap. Spoon remaining COOL WHIP into medium microwaveable bowl; stir in semi-sweet chocolate. Microwave on HIGH 1 min.; stir until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Spread over dessert.
Slice banana. Use to garnish dessert along with the nuts.
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.
How to Minimize Browning in the Cut-Up Bananas
To minimize browning in the bananas, toss the sliced bananas with orange juice or pineapple juice. Or, dip the bananas into 1 qt. cold water mixed with 3 Tbsp. lemon juice. Pat dry with paper towels before using as directed.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 27g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* 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.