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Freezer Strawberry Shortbread Dessert

Total Time
Prep: 25 min. + freezing
When I’m planning party menus, I appreciate dessert recipes like this; you can make and freeze it up to two weeks before serving. A refreshing slice is welcome after a big meal.—Cassie Alexander, Muncie, Indiana

Updated: Oct. 24, 2022

Freezer Strawberry Shortbread Dessert

Prep Time 25 min
Yield 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 nonalcoholic 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
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 container (16 ounces) frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, thawed and undrained


  1. In a small bowl, combine the pretzels, sugar and butter. Press onto the bottom of a greased 11x7-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.
  3. For sauce, puree thawed undrained strawberries in a food processor or blender. Strain through a fine sieve. Drizzle over top.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 349 calories, 17g fat (11g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 240mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (40g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.