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Strawberry Whirl

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“This is the best dessert ever. Very light. Wonderful after a big meal and you can make a lighter version as well. This is our favorite and I have taken it to many potlucks, baby and wedding showers and many family get togethers. You will not be disappointed.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
16
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. CRUST: Mix and press into 9X13 pan.
  2. Reserve a few crumbs to garnish the top.
  3. FILLING: Dissolve the Jello in boiling water.
  4. Add the strawberries and the lemon juice.
  5. Let stand until fairly firm.
  6. Pour over crust.
  7. TOPPING: Mix the cream cheese, milk and icing sugar together. (I usually beat the cream cheese with the milk until smooth then beat in the icing sugar).
  8. Mix in with the prepared Dream Whip.
  9. Spread on top of strawberry layer.
  10. Top with reserved crumbs.
  11. CHILL in fridge until ready to serve.
  12. NOTE VARIATIONS: For a different look I have kept out about 1/2 cup plain Jello (before the strawberries were added) and mixed in with the topping for a nice pink color.
  13. I have also used frozen strawberries in liquid and just cut back a bit on the boiling water.
  14. I have used 2 packages small Jello (instead of a large). A friend used lemon Jello and pineapple.
  15. The variations are endless.
  16. I hope you enjoy this as much as we do.
  17. Prep time is approximate and does not include standing time.

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