Banana-Peach Smoothie Pie

This pie is full of fruit, pudding, graham cracker crust, and it’s low-cal, no-bake, and perfect for summer!

Low Cal?

Summer?

Pie?

What?

How is it possible that all four of these things can fit into one sentence?  I’ll tell you how.  With a super-duper yummy recipe from Weight Watchers, (which is an online service that I’m subscribed to, probably for life) and it couldn’t be EASIER.

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You can have this pie at room temperature, but I’m really recommending you freeze it so you can enjoy perfect slices like the one above ^.  How long you wait to let it thaw before you eat it though is up to you.  I literally ate it right out of the freezer (well, after I took pictures of it of course) and along with some sugar-free cool whip, it was a perfect cool-down treat for a hotter than hot day.

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My husband’s slice didn’t last any more than 30 seconds on his plate either, so I’m thinking frozen is really the best choice 😉

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You know what this mean? You can have a frozen, no-bake pie means that’s as close as you can get to ice cream, without having to use your oven which heats up your house- and who wants that in the summer?

Seriously, here in Omaha…it is only June and we are already pushing 100ºF!

…. YUCK.

 

I digress….

On to the recipe!

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Prep Time: 20 minutes 

Cooling Time: 30 minutes

Total:  About an hour 

 

You will need: 

Large spoon or rubber scraper

Medium mixing bowl

Paring knife

Food processor or blender

Freezer

Foil or seran wrap

Pie server

Ingredients: 

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1 pre-made graham cracker pie crust

2 boxes of instant pudding mix  (although you may only use about 1 and 2/3 boxes)

You can use fat free, sugar free, low fat, and any flavor, although I used sugar free vanilla.  

2 cups of fat free milk

2 peaches, sliced

2 bananas, sliced

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Fat free OR sugar free Cool Whip for garnish

Directions: 

*Using your medium bowl, prepare the instant pudding according to the directions.

*Stir in nutmeg and set aside.

*Using your blender, toss in 1 sliced peach and 1 sliced banana.  Purée until smooth.

*Lay slices of banana in the bed of the pie shell.

*Pour the pudding mixture over the bananas.  Make sure it doesn’t overflow!  You will probably have leftover pudding!

*Put pie in the freezer for about 15 minutes to firm up.

*Remove pie from freezer and place sliced peaches in whatever arrangement you’d like.

(If you do not freeze the pie first, at least a little bit, the peaches will likely sink into the pudding!)

*Place seran wrap over pie and freeze for the remaining time of 15-20 minutes.

*Remove pie from freezer a final time and slice, add whip, and enjoy with friends!

At first I wasn’t sure about this recipe because of how simple it was –I always like a challenge–but it was a nice change of pace, especially when I wanted a cool dessert, and quick!

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Needless to say, it didn’t last long in the house ! 🙂

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PS: What are your favorite summertime recipes?  Share some ideas with me!  Drinks?  Desserts?  Salads?  Let me know!  

 

Enjoy!

-K


4 thoughts on “Banana-Peach Smoothie Pie

  1. This looks REALLY delicious. I love that it’s no bake, perfect for when you don’t feel like cranking up the oven on summer days. Good job 🙂

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