Banana Crunch Pie
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Want to be the hit at all the parties? Then make our Banana Crunch Pie and listen to the rave reviews. It's great as is or served with whipped topping.
What You'll Need
- 5 1/3 tablespoons (1/3 cup) butter
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
- 1 cup corn flake crumbs
- 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
- 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 5 medium-sized bananas
What to Do
- In a small saucepan, melt butter over low heat; stir in sugar and cinnamon, if desired, and cook until bubbles form. Remove from heat and stir in the crumbs. Press mixture evenly over bottom and up sides of a 9-inch pie plate; chill.
- Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy; blend in sweetened condensed milk. Add 1/3 cup lemon juice and the vanilla (see Note); stir until smooth and thick.
- Cut 3 of the bananas into thin slices then line bottom of chilled crust with banana slices. Turn filling into crust. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours, or until firm.
- Cut remaining 2 bananas into thin slices; dip slices in remaining 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Arrange banana slices over top of pie.
- Be sure to use exactly 1/3 cup lemon juice in the filling.
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