Freezer Strawberry Shortbread Dessert Recipe
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Freezer Strawberry Shortbread Dessert Recipe

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When planning holiday menus, I appreciate dessert recipes like this that can be made ahead and frozen. A refreshing slice is welcome after a heavy meal.—Cassie Alexander, Muncie, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + freezing
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + freezing
MAKES: 15 servings


  • 1-1/4 cups crushed pretzels
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup thawed non-alcoholic strawberry daiquiri mix
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 container (16 ounces) frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, thawed
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 319 calories, 16g fat (11g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 231mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the pretzels, sugar and butter. Press onto the bottom of a greased 11-in. x 7-in. dish. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. For filling, in a large bowl, combine milk and daiquiri mix. Beat in cream cheese until smooth. Stir in strawberries; fold in whipped topping. Pour over crust (dish will be full). Freeze for 4 hours before serving. Yield: 15 servings.
To Make Ahead: This dessert can be made two weeks before serving. To serve with a strawberry sauce, puree 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, thawed and undrained in a food processor or blender. Strain through a fine sieve. Yield: 2 cups.
Originally published as Frozen Strawberry Dessert in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2010, p157

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aug2295 User ID: 4631582 120541
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2013

"Yum. This was amazing and so perfect for a hot summer day as a BBQ dessert. I found it simple to prepare. I used fresh strawberries."

kellerel User ID: 5903092 110355
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2012

"If strawberries are a fav, this dish is great all year long. So easy too!"

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