Strawberry Shortcake Lush

strawberry shortcake lush Dessert
Strawberry Shortcake Lush
  • Prep 1 hr 10 min
  • Total 5 hr 30 min
  • Servings 24

Strawberry shortcake gets a fun makeover that's perfect for sharing with a crowd. With a sugar cookie crust, cool layers of sweet strawberry cream cheese, vanilla pudding and whipped topping, plus a finishing sprinkle of fresh strawberries, it's summer in a dessert! ...MORE + LESS -


1 pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
Butter and egg called for on cookie mix pouch for drop cookies
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 container (227 g) strawberry cream cheese spread, softened
1 cup icing sugar
1/2 cup strawberry jam
4 ½ cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
2 boxes (4-serving size each) vanilla-flavour instant pudding and pie filling mix
3 cups cold milk
1 cup chopped fresh strawberries


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Make and bake drop cookies as directed on pouch. Cool completely, at least 20 minutes. Set aside 4 cookies for garnish.
  • 2
    In food processor, process half of the remaining cookies to coarse crumbs. Remove to medium bowl. Continue to process second half of remaining cookies to coarse crumbs; add to bowl. Stir in melted butter until well blended. In ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, press cookie crumb mixture firmly in bottom. Set aside.
  • 3
    In large bowl, beat cream cheese spread, icing sugar and jam with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth, scraping down side of bowl frequently. Beat in 2 cups of the whipped topping. Spread over cookie crust.
  • 4
    In another medium bowl, beat dry pudding mixes and milk with whisk about 2 minutes or until thick. Spread over cream cheese mixture. Drop remaining whipped topping by spoonfuls over pudding layer; spread evenly. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours.
  • 5
    When ready to serve, crumble remaining 4 cookies; sprinkle cookies and strawberries on top. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pieces.

Expert Tips

  • To quickly soften cream cheese, remove from wrapper and place on microwavable plate; microwave uncovered on High about 15 seconds or just until softened.
  • Jam differs from preserves in that the texture is a thick puree rather than chunks of medium to large fruit pieces.

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Serving Size: 24
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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