Pre-heat oven to 300°
Melt 1/4 cup butter in a small saucepan.
in a food processor, grind 2 cups of cookies, 1 cup of walnuts, almond flour and melted butter.
Press into a 10 inch springform pan sprayed with cooking spray. Set aside.
Beat cream cheese with 1/2 cup sugar on medium speed for one minute. Scrape down the sides and beat for one more minute.
Add banana and beat 30 seconds.
Add 2 eggs, one at a time, scraping down the sides. Beat for another minute or until smooth.
Pour batter over cookie crust in springform pan and bake in the middle of the oven for 45 minutes.
Turn off the oven, do not open the door. Let rest 1 hour..
While the cheesecake rests in the oven, slice 3 bananas and make pudding.
In the small saucepan, whisk together 1 cup heavy cream, brown sugar, flour, and salt over medium heat.
Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well.
Stir Constantly over medium heat for 5 minutes, turn off heat.
Add remaining ¼ cup of butter and 1 tsp vanilla, stir until thick and creamy.
Layer Cake: Cheesecakle, 1/2 sliced banana, 1/2 cookies, all the pudding, 1/2 cookies, 1/2 bnanas. Refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
Beat remaining heavy cream with 1 tbls sugar and 1 tsp vanilla until thick.
Add to cake and refrigerate for one more hour.
Over medium heat in a small saucepan, melt 1/4 cup sugar.
Add 1 cup of walnuts, stir to combine.
Using 2 forks, seperate walnuts on prepared parchment paper.
Let cool, then cruble.
Decorate cake with candied walnuts, sliced bananas and a few cookies.