Strawberry Shortcake Cookie Bars

Sharon Whitley


A great Summer recipe. A little different take on a berry favorite. I could eat the whole batch, but I don't...

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15 Min


No-Cook or Other


1 pkg
refrigerated sugar cookies
2 pkg
(8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
1 pkg
(one envelope) unflavored gelatin
4 oz
thawed whpped topping
1 3/4 c
chopped fresh strawberries

Directions Step-By-Step

Heat oven to 375. Line cookie sheet wit parchment paper. Bake cookies for 10 minutes. Cool cookies completely; to speed this you can refrigerate cookies.
Meanwhile, line 11x7 inch pan with cooking parchment paper.

Once cookies are cool, place in food processor. Cover, pulse a few times until all cookies are crumbled. Reserve 1 cup of the cookie crumbs. Pour remaining cookie crumbs into pan; press in bottom of pan to form crust.
In mixer bowl with paddle attachment, beat cream cheese and sugar until creamy and smooth. Add gelatin; stir to combine.

With rubber spatula, fold whipped topping and 1 cup of the chopped strawberries into cream cheese mixture. Spread over cookie crust. Top with remaining chipped strawberries.
Sprinkle reserved 1 cup cookie crumbs evenly over dessert, gently press with fingers.

Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.

To serve, cut into 5 rows by 3 rows to make 15 bars, or into 6 rows by 3 rows to make 18 bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy