Total Time
Prep 3 hrs
Cook 0 mins

easy fresh dessert the total cooking time is for the preparing and chilling.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat your oven 350°F.
  2. Combine flour and sugar.
  3. Cut in the butter until crumbly.
  4. Press into 8-inch square baking tin.
  5. Bake until a very light golden colour about 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. In a medium saucepot place two cups crushed fresh or thawed strawberries.
  7. Add 1/2 cup white sugar, and bring to a boil.
  8. Remove from heat; add Jello powder and stir well until dissolved.
  9. Chill until slightly thickened.
  10. Prepare Dream Whip dessert topping according to the package directions using the 1/2 cup milk and teaspoons vanilla which it calls for.
  11. Fold half of the prepared Dream Whip into the slightly thickened strawberry mixture and pour into cooled crust.
  12. Chill in fridge until set. (This should be about one hour or so).
  13. Beat the icing sugar into the remaining dessert topping and spread over the set layer.
  14. Chill until serving time.
Most Helpful

Oh Yummy! I made this to bring to a girls weekend, and we had it for dessert. Everyone loved it! Simple and delicious, well written easy to follow recipe! Thanks for posting!

~Leslie~ November 29, 2005

I used fresh berries & we loved this refreshing, delicious dessert! It looks very pretty, too.

Debbb July 23, 2005

This was a nice refreshing dessert, we had it after lunch today. I did not crush all the strawberries completely because I thought it would be nice to see a quartered berry ever now and then. I cut this into six pieces and it came out of the pan very nicely without falling apart.

Charlotte J May 29, 2005