No-Bake Banana Cheesecake

Posted at 9:02 AM, Jul 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-12 11:02:26-04


  • 8 oz. graham crackers (substitute oreos without cream or vanilla wafers if you like)
  • 1 ½ sticks butter
  • 1 ½ envelopes granulated gelatin
  • 1/3 c. water
  • 1 c. mashed banana
  • 1/3 c. orange juice
  • 10 oz. cream cheese
  • ½ c. sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 c. heavy cream


  1. Break graham crackers or other cookies you chose and them put them in a food processor and pulse until finely ground. You can also put them in a zipper bag and pound them with a mallet or the back side of a small pot.
  2. Slowly add the melted butter and pulse to combine.
  3. Press the crust mixture into the base of a 9 inch springform pan with parchment in the bottom. You can also use a greased 9 inch pie dish.
  4. Refrigerate.
  5. Pour 1/3 c. of water into a small bowl.
  6. Sprinkle the gelatin in and stir to combine. Set aside for 5 minutes.
  7. Put the banana and orange juice into a saucepan over medium heat. Cook for 5-8 minutes. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  8. Put the cream cheese, egg yolk, and sugar in a mixing bowl. Use a hand mixer and mix on a low speed until smooth and thickened.
  9. In a separate bowl, whip the cream until soft peaks form. Set aside.
  10. Whisk the gelatin into the warm banana mixture and mix until it is thoroughly combined.
  11. Spoon a little of the cream cheese mixture into the banana mixture and mix until combined.
  12. Add the rest of the cream cheese into the banana mixture.
  13. Fold in the whipped cream and stir until lightly combined.
  14. Pour the mixture into the prepared over the chilled crust and place it in the fridge at least 2 hours or overnight.
  15. Slice and enjoy!