No Bake Strawberry Dessert

Creamy and sweet No Bake Strawberry Dessert is a refreshing and cool summer treat that will leave everyone asking for more. With crunchy graham cracker crumbs, fresh and juicy strawberries, and a light whipped cream, this dessert is simply irresistible.

no bake strawberry dessert served on a white dish

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This No Bake Strawberry Dessert is an easy dessert to whip up for summer cookouts, baby or bridal showers, or even graduation parties.

It’s especially delicious following a tasty summer dinner like Citrus Marinated Chicken Tacos, Almond Chicken Florentine, or Sriracha Mayo Burgers.

Ingredients to Make No Bake Strawberry Dessert

  • graham cracker crumbs
  • butter
  • powdered sugar
  • pecans
  • heavy whipping cream
  • sugar
  • sliced strawberries
  • vanilla extract
ingredients laid out for no bake strawberry dessert

How to Make No Bake Strawberry Dessert

Then cream the butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy. Use a hand or stand mixer for the best results. Add in one teaspoon of vanilla. Spread graham cracker crumbs on the bottom of a 13×9” baking dish. Drop butter mixture over crumbs and refrigerate for fifteen minutes.

Arrange strawberries on a creamed layer and refrigerate. Whip cream until it thickens, beat in sugar and remaining vanilla. Spread over strawberries, sprinkle pecans on top. Refrigerate 2 hours before serving.

Tips & Notes

Substitutions for No Bake Strawberry Dessert

  • Graham Cracker Crumbs: try chocolate graham cracker crumbs or crumbs of your favorite crunchy cookie to give this dish an extra sweet taste.
  • Pecans: try replacing the pecans with your favorite kind of chopped nut to add your own spin on this dish.
  • Vanilla Extract: you can use lemon extract instead of the vanilla to bring the classic lemon-strawberry flavor to this recipe.

How to Store No Bake Strawberry Dessert

Refrigerator: keep this dish in the refrigerator until ready to serve. It must be eaten the same day or the whipped cream and strawberries will make the dish soggy.

Recommended Equipment:

no bake strawberry dessert served on white dishes with spoons
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No Bake Strawberry Dessert

Course: DessertDifficulty: Easy
Servings

12

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

2

hours 
Total time

2

hours 

20

minutes

With crunchy graham cracker crumbs, fresh and juicy strawberries, and a light whipped cream, this dessert is simply irresistible.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs

  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 3 cups powdered sugar

  • 1/3 chopped pecans

  • 1 cups heavy whipping cream

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided

  • 4 cups strawberry, sliced

Directions

  • Spread graham cracker crumbs on the bottom of a 13×9” baking dish.
  • Cream butter and powdered sugar until fluffy. Blend in 1 tsp of vanilla.
  • Drop mixture over crumbs and refrigerate for fifteen minutes.
  • Arrange strawberries on a creamed layer and refrigerate.
  • Whip cream until it thickens, beat in sugar and remaining vanilla.
  • Spread over strawberries, sprinkle pecans on top. Refrigerate 2 hours before serving.

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