Crust:1 c pecans, finely chopped
1 c flour
1/2 c butter, melted
1 pkg cream cheese (8 oz) softened
1 c powdered sugar
2 c Cool Whip thawed
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