FESTIVE BANANA SPLIT CUPS
This recipe received honorable mention in Athens Holiday Mini Fillo Shells Recipe Contest.
1/2 cup thawed whipped topping
3 ounces softened cream cheese
3 Tablespoons powdered instant vanilla pudding
2 Tablespoons powdered sugar
3 Tablespoons small diced banana
3 Tablespoons drained, crushed pineapple
15 Athens® Mini Fillo Shells (1 box)
1/4 cup thawed whipped topping, for garnish
2 Tablespoons mini semi-sweet chocolate chips, for garnish
8 whole maraschino cherries, drained and cut in half, for garnish
In a medium bowl, use an electric mixer to beat whipped topping, cream cheese, instant pudding and powdered sugar until well blended. Stir in bananas and pineapples, mixing lightly. Chill 1 hour. Spoon 1 Tablespoon of filling into each Fillo Shell. Garnish each with dollop of whipped topping and chocolate chips and top with a cherry half. Serve immediately.