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Cooking Light Week – Day Seven: Frozen Peanut Butter-Banana Pie

Frozen Peanut Butter-Banana Pie

Oh my heaven. Yes…this pie is just that.
That is if peanut butter, banana and chocolate are your thing.

Frozen Peanut Butter-Banana Pie

It’s my thing for sure. As a matter of fact, a pie like this – light or not – is really not safe in my house. A pie like this could quickly disappear without the family even knowing about it. Yeah, it’s scary like that. But I promise I will share…

Frozen Peanut Butter-Banana Pie

This dessert is a perfect treat for our upcoming warm summer nights. It’s simple to put together and even easier to put in the freezer until it’s ready to serve.


Oh and if peanut butter and banana aren’t your thing, but chocolate is…check out Jamie’s Triple Chocolate Cheesecake recipe over at Mom’s Cooking Club for our last day of Cooking Light!

Frozen Peanut Butter-Banana Pie

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Frozen Peanut Butter-Banana Pie



  • 1 cup graham cracker cookies (about 10 sheets)
  • 2 TB sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 egg white
  • cooking spray


  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat peanut butter (I used Smuckers Natural Chunky)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (8-ounce) container frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced banana (about 2 bananas)
  • 1/4 cup fat-free chocolate sundae syrup (I used a crunchy chocolate topping)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Place cookies in a food processor; process until finely ground. Add sugar, butter and egg white; pulse 6 times or just until combined. Press crumb mixture into bottom and up sides of a 9-inch pie plate coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes; cool completely on a wire rack.
  3. Place 3/4 cup brown sugar, cream cheese, peanut butter, and vanilla in a mixing bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth. Fold in whipped topping. Arrange banana in bottom of prepared crust. Spread peanut butter mixture over banana; drizzle with syrup. Cover and freeze 8 hours; let stand at room temperature 15 minutes before serving.

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Frozen Peanut Butter-Banana Pie

Frozen Peanut Butter-Banana Pie

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38 Responses to “Cooking Light Week – Day Seven: Frozen Peanut Butter-Banana Pie”

  1. Girl Japan posted May 24, 2009 at 12:46 am

    Oh, truly.. oh surely yes! I would just dive into this = )

    I would most likely get a stink eye if I asked for light cream cheese– wait.. I think I saw some…

    This pie looks fantastic.

  2. Maria posted May 24, 2009 at 2:30 am

    Looks like a lovely dessert!!

  3. Erica posted May 24, 2009 at 2:59 am

    ow! What a flavor combo!!! Sounds delicious

  4. Ninette posted May 24, 2009 at 11:51 am

    Looks lovely!!

  5. Donna-FFW posted May 24, 2009 at 12:04 pm

    I am loving the sound of this dessert!

  6. ~Carole posted May 24, 2009 at 12:14 pm

    What a perfect summertime treat!

  7. Jamie posted May 24, 2009 at 12:22 pm

    That looks so yummy Aggie! What a great combination. It’s been a fun week sharing recipes with you.

  8. teresa posted May 24, 2009 at 2:56 pm

    This looks wonderful, perfect for summer!

  9. Kerstin posted May 24, 2009 at 2:56 pm

    Wow, it looks amazing, and definitely not light! I love bananas and PB together.

  10. Debbie posted May 25, 2009 at 12:36 pm

    Looks delicious….what a nice light dessert. Great for this time of year too!

  11. Jeena posted May 25, 2009 at 6:08 pm

    It would not be safe in my house either! Looks amazing Aggie it is the kind of dessert I just keep going back for ‘one more little slice”.

  12. Pam posted May 25, 2009 at 6:38 pm

    Looks pretty and tasty. YUM.

  13. Heidi posted May 25, 2009 at 7:24 pm

    I love peanut butter and banana together. This looks so yummy!

  14. Bridgett posted May 25, 2009 at 11:52 pm

    Ah, this is the stuff of childhood memories, just made so much better! Looks refreshing yet decadent. Great job, Aggie!

  15. Maris posted May 26, 2009 at 1:04 am

    Fresh banana – sounds like a real treat!

  16. Sara posted May 26, 2009 at 2:47 pm

    oh boy, does that look good! I am bookmarking this one.

  17. Reeni♥ posted May 26, 2009 at 5:20 pm

    This would not be safe in my house either! What a refreshing treat for a hot night, not to mention positively divine!

  18. Colleen posted May 26, 2009 at 6:07 pm

    Yum – that looks fabulous! And a bonus that it’s light!

  19. Katherine Aucoin posted May 27, 2009 at 5:35 pm

    Your pie looks so good and that it’s a cooking light recipe is an added bonus. i am so down for trying this one!

  20. unconfidentialcook posted May 27, 2009 at 9:13 pm

    Who wouldn’t like peanut butter, banana and chocolate. How great is this???

  21. Susan from Food Blogga posted May 28, 2009 at 12:20 am

    I don’t think I’d be sharing this pie.

  22. HoneyB posted May 28, 2009 at 1:25 am

    oh my, oh my, oh my.

  23. a4 printers posted May 28, 2009 at 2:55 am

    Thanks for this one.. looks so tasty

  24. Kevin posted May 30, 2009 at 5:34 pm

    A frozen peanut butter and banana pie sounds so good!

  25. Lexie posted May 31, 2009 at 2:29 am

    Yum!!!! I am with you on wanting something cold on these hot nights!

  26. メル友募集 posted July 17, 2009 at 2:18 pm

    最近仕事ばかりで毎日退屈してます。そろそろ恋人欲しいです☆もう夏だし海とか行きたいな♪ 連絡待ってるよ☆

  27. 家出 posted July 19, 2009 at 10:36 am


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  29. 家出 posted July 22, 2009 at 1:00 pm


  30. セレブラブ posted July 23, 2009 at 12:55 pm


  31. 夏フェス!! posted July 24, 2009 at 12:46 pm

    夏フェス一緒に行ってくれる人募集!!夏の思い出一緒につくろぉ☆ 連絡してね♪

  32. RJ Flamingo posted March 24, 2011 at 8:23 am

    I have just one word for you: NOM!

  33. patsy posted March 24, 2011 at 11:06 am

    I’ve made this pie so many times and it’s always a hit! No one ever guesses that it’s from CL!

  34. Amanda posted March 25, 2011 at 2:43 pm

    No fair, this looks amazing, i want some!

  35. Ethan posted March 26, 2011 at 10:03 pm

    Thanks for stumbling this. It’s impossible to catch up on everything people have posted over the years, so it’s fun to show off some “classic” dishes. I like every word in the title of that recipe!

  36. Megan posted March 28, 2011 at 11:11 am

    I bookmarked this for sure. I cant wait to try it!

  37. Elle posted March 28, 2011 at 11:47 am

    A classic combo made better by freezing, I say! My kids would adore this when the weather’s warmer. Wait, what am I saying? They’d love this even it’s below zero!

  38. Shaina posted March 14, 2012 at 12:00 pm

    I have a soft spot for peanut butter in desserts. Love the frozen aspect along with the bananas.

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