Strawberry Sigh

By Beth Anderson on June 5, 2014 at 1:47pm

Crust:1 c pecans, finely chopped
1 c flour
1/2 c butter, melted
First Layer:
1 pkg cream cheese (8 oz) softened
1 c powdered sugar
2 c Cool Whip thawed
Second Layer:
1 pkg (3 oz) strawberry Jello mix
1 1/2 c boiling water
2 c frozen strawberries (chopped or sliced)
2 c whipping cream
2 T sugar
1 tsp vanilla (optional…can us cool whip)

Preheat oven to 350.  Spray a 9 x 13 pan with cooking spray.  Set aside.
Crust:  combine flour, pecans and butter…until well mixed.  Press firmly into 9 x 13 pan.  Bake 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
First Layer:  Beat cream cheese and sugar…stir in cool whip.  Spread over cooled crust.
Second Layer:  Whisk strawberry and boiling water together until dissolved…stir in strawberries…let thicken slightly in fridge…and then pour over cream cheese layer.
Topping:  Top with whipped cream mixture or cool whip.
Cover and Chill for at least 4 hours