Banana Caramel Pie

Pie is such a classic dessert, with the crust serving as a vessel for numerous fillings. This banana caramel pie is one of those desserts that come together so quick you can make it on a weeknight right before you start binging on your favorite show. It comes together so quickly you can have it chilling in the fridge before last minute guests show up too.

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Here’s what you’ll need:

1 ready made pie crust (or you can make your own)

5 bananas, peeled and sliced

3/4 cup sugar + 1/2 cup water

1/2 cup chopped pecans

1/2 cup cream

chocolate chips or extra nuts are optional

1 tub cool whip (or 1 cup cream whipped to stiff peaks with 2-3 T icing sugar)

In a sauce pan bring the sugar and water to a boil and simmer till the mix starts to bubble and turn a caramel brown. Then pour in the 1/2 cup of cream and let it simmer for a minute or so, then add most of the sliced bananas (You can add them all, but I like to keep some uncooked to add texture to the pie) and all the pecans and let them cook on a low heat for 3-4 minutes. Then all you have to do is pour the mixture into the pie crust, spread the remaining banana slices over, let the mixture cool, then dollop over the cool whip. I added some chocolate chips before the cream, but that’s not necessary.

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That’s all! Just let the pie chill in the fridge for at least an hour before serving. This is a really nice base recipe that can be tweaked according to your taste. You can change up the fruit, add oatmeal, or just add lots of pecans and make it a pecan pie! Enjoy!

4 thoughts on “Banana Caramel Pie

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  2. Amina

    I’ve recently come accross ur blog, and i absolutely love all of your recipes! I’ve tried a bunch of the savory ones and a few dessert ones (Pineapple Delight is so addicting!!)

    I just had a question about an old recipe u posted called Rattlesnake Pasta, the recipe calls for a 1/2 cup of sliced jalepenos… is this fresh or the pickled kind?

    Love ur blog and can’t wait to see more new recipes! 🙂

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