Banana Split Pie No Bake Dessert

by Alli

Banana Split Pie is a no-bake dessert that’s perfect during the hot summer months. This easy dessert begins with a graham cracker crust and is filled with a cream cheese mixture, crushed pineapple, and bananas. Whipped topping and maraschino cherries top off this fabulous dessert. 

Remember back in the day when Banana Split desserts were all the rage? I do! I’m bringing it back with a pie instead of a huge dessert. Actually, my dad is bringing it back.

Dad’s Banana Split Pie

So, I was visiting my dad in my hometown in GA last week and I reminded him that his sour cream pound cake goes back and forth as the number one or two recipes on my site. He grinned real big and he replied: “Yeah, you told me. I’ve been thinking and I believe my Banana Split Pie will do great on your blog.”

Did my dad really say that? Well, yes he did. Then he proceeded to give me his recipe. I think my 86-year-old dad is trying to take over my website and I love it. 

Ingredients for Banana Split Pie

Slice of Banana Split Pie with cherry on top

The complete recipe is down below but here is a list of ingredients you’ll need.

  • Graham Cracker Crust (ready-made or homemade)
  • Softened cream cheese (4 oz.)
  • Butter, softened
  • Powdered sugar
  • Bananas
  • Crushed pineapple
  • Whipped topping
  • Chopped pecans (or walnuts)
  • Maraschino Cherries (garnish)

How To Make a Banana Split Pie

Mix together cream cheese, softened butter, and powdered sugar. Cream until fluffy. Spoon the cream cheese mixture into the pie crust. 

graham cracker crust filled with cream cheese mixture

Place sliced bananas over the creamed cheese mixture.

Graham Cracker Crust With Sliced Bananas Over Cream Cheese Mixture

Spread crushed pineapple over the bananas.

Banana Split Pie - Crushed Pineapple Layer

Top with whipped topping and chopped pecans. Place in the refrigerator for at least one hour before serving. Store leftovers in the refrigerator. 

Banana Split Pie Topped With Whipped Topping and Nuts

Garnish with cherries before serving. 

Whole Banana Split Pie on a blue background

Note: Whenever I serve this pie for our weekly family Sunday dinner, I make it the night before and let it chill overnight in the refrigerator. 

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Yield: 6 servings

Banana Split Pie

Slice of Banana Split Pie with cherry on top

Banana Split Pie is an easy-to-make no-bake dessert. A cream cheese mixture is poured into the pie crust. Layers of bananas and crushed pineapple are topped with whipped topping, nuts, and cherries.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 1 graham cracker crust (10-inch)
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 medium bananas, thinly sliced
  • 1 (8 oz.) can crushed pineapple, well-drained
  • 8 oz. frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans (or walnuts)


  1. Add cream cheese, butter, and powdered sugar to a mixing bowl. Cream until light and fluffy. Pour into the graham cracker crust.
  2. Place sliced bananas over cream cheese mixture. Spread crushed pineapple over the bananas. Top with whipped topping. Sprinkle with nuts.
  3. Refrigerate for one hour or until time to serve.
  4. Garnish with maraschino cherries before serving, if desired.

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