No Bake Banana Split Dessert Recipe

Indulge in the delightful flavors of a classic banana split with this easy, no-bake dessert recipe. Layers of creamy goodness, fresh fruits, and crunchy toppings make this dessert a crowd-pleaser for any occasion.


  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups whipped topping (such as Cool Whip), thawed
  • 3 large bananas, sliced
  • 1 can (20 oz) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 cup strawberries, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (such as walnuts or pecans)
  • Chocolate syrup, for drizzling
  • Maraschino cherries, for garnish


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter. Press the mixture evenly into the bottom of a 9×13-inch dish to form the crust. Place the dish in the refrigerator to chill while preparing the filling.
  2. In another mixing bowl, beat the softened cream cheese, granulated sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.
  3. Gently fold in the whipped topping until well combined.
  4. Spread half of the cream cheese mixture over the chilled crust.
  5. Arrange the sliced bananas evenly over the cream cheese layer.
  6. Spoon the crushed pineapple over the bananas, spreading it out evenly.
  7. Spread the remaining cream cheese mixture over the pineapple layer.
  8. Top with sliced strawberries, chopped nuts, and drizzle with chocolate syrup.
  9. Garnish with maraschino cherries.
  10. Cover the dish and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or until set.
  11. Slice into squares and serve chilled. Enjoy your delightful no-bake banana split dessert!

This recipe serves about 12 people, making it perfect for parties or potlucks. Feel free to customize the toppings according to your preferences, adding whipped cream, additional fruits, or sprinkles for extra flair.

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