BANANA SPLIT CHEESECAKE SQUARES
28 squares Graham crackers, finely crushed (about 2 cups crumbs)
1 cup sugar, divided
1/3 cup margarine or butter, melted
3 (8-oz.) packages Cream Cheese, softened (low fat or regular)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup egg substitute or 3 large eggs
1/2 cup mashed ripe banana
1 cup halved strawberries
1 banana, sliced, dipped in fresh squeezed lemon juice to prevent browning
1 (8-oz.) can pineapple chunks, drained
Chopped Planters Walnuts and melted semi-sweet chocolate (optional)
Mix graham cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and margarine or butter. Press on bottom of 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
Blend cream cheese, remaining sugar and vanilla in bowl with mixer at medium speed. Add egg substitute or eggs, mix until blended. Stir in mashed banana.
Pour into crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until center is almost set.
Remove from oven, set in place away from drafts. Cool. Refrigerate 12 hours or overnight.
Top with strawberries, sliced banana and pineapple. Sprinkle with nuts and drizzle with melted chocolate if desired. Cut into squares to serve.