Banana Split Brownie Bars

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Banana Split Brownie Bars
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 6 hr 0 min
  • Servings 18
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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!
May 25, 2018


  • 2 boxes Betty Crocker™ chocolate chunk brownie mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box for cakelike brownies
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped walnuts

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

  • 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


  • 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. Bake 26 to 28 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    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

  • Tip 1
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  • Tip 2
    For a different berry flavour, try 1 cup raspberries to replace the strawberries.
  • Tip 3
    For a more chocolaty flavour, use chocolate instant pudding mix instead!

Nutrition Information

360 Calories, 13g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 58g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 18
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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