EASY FROZEN STRAWBERRY DESSERT

Easy Frozen Strawberry Dessert a perfect spring and summer dessert for all strawberry fans. This refreshing, creamy, frozen dessert made with fresh strawberries and a crunchy graham cracker layer, topped with graham cracker crumbs is very quick and easy to prepare.

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 22 full sheet graham crackers)
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 6 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 can 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup diced strawberries
  • 2 1/2 cups whole strawberries

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Spray a 9 x 13 inch pan with non – stick spray. Set aside.
  2. In a medium dish combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter. Press half of the mixture on the bottom of a 9X13 inch pan, save the rest for later.
  3. Place the whole strawberries in a blender and puree for about 1-2 minutes until completely smooth. Set aside.
  4. In a medium dish beat heavy whipping cream 1 min at a low speed, then at high speed, until stiff peaks form, for about 4 min. Set aside.
  5. In a large dish beat cream cheese and powdered sugar at a low speed, until creamy, then add condensed milk, vanilla and pureed strawberries and beat until combined.
  6. Add whipped cream beat until well combined .
  7. Fold in diced strawberries. Spread over the graham cracker layer.
  8. Sprinkle with the rest of the graham cracker crumbs.
NOTES

Leave in the freezer for at least 5 hours and take it out of freezer about 20 – 30 minutes before serving. It can stay in the freezer for 3 to 4 weeks.

You can use frozen strawberries instead of fresh. You can also use other kind of berries – raspberries, blueberries, blackberries..

Try cool whip instead of whipped cream, but you would use 2 cups cool whip in place of 1 cup whipped cream.

2 1/2 cups of the whole strawberries make about 1 1/4 cup puree.

Strawberries can be mashed with a fork, too. If you don’t have blender with you.

You can use golden oreos instead of Graham crackers.

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