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Banana Split Brownie Bars

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 6 hr 0 min
  • Servings 18

Calling all banana split lovers: This dessert is for you. From the rich brownie base to the cherries on top, these bars have it all! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Brownie Base

1
box (1 lb 6.25 oz) Betty Crocker™ Supreme original brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box for cakelike brownies
1/3
cup coarsely chopped walnuts

Filling

2
boxes (4-serving size each) Jell-O™ banana cream instant pudding and pie filling mix
2 1/2
cups cold milk
1
container (8 oz) Cool Whip™ frozen whipped topping, thawed

Topping

4
medium bananas, peeled and sliced (about 3 1/2 cups)
1
cup chopped fresh strawberries
1/2
cup pineapple tidbits in juice, drained, patted dry (from 8-oz can)
2
tablespoons chocolate fudge sauce
18
maraschino cherries with stems, patted dry

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Make brownie batter as directed on box for cakelike brownies. Stir in walnuts. Spread in pan.
  • 2
    Bake 26 to 28 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3
    In large bowl, beat dry pudding mixes and milk with whisk about 2 minutes or until thick. Stir in 1 cup of the whipped topping. Spread over brownie. Spread remaining whipped topping over pudding layer. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours.
  • 4
    When ready to serve, top with bananas, strawberries and pineapple. In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate fudge sauce uncovered on High 10 to 20 seconds or until thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle warmed sauce over brownie with fork. Cut into 6 rows by 3 rows. Top each bar with a cherry. Cover and refrigerate any remaining bars.

Expert Tips

  • For a different berry flavor, try 1 cup raspberries to replace the strawberries.
  • For a more chocolaty flavor, use chocolate instant pudding mix instead!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
11%
Sodium
350mg
14%
Potassium
270mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
58g
19%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
40g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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