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Strawberrry-Rosemary Yogurt Pops

Strawberrry-Rosemary Yogurt Pops

Ingredients
1 cup chopped fresh strawberries
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons strawberry preserves
2 fresh rosemary sprigs
1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) vanilla yogurt
6 freezer pop molds or paper cups (3 ounces each) and wooden pop or lollipop sticks

Directions
In a small bowl, mix strawberries, vinegar, preserves and rosemary. Let stand 30 minutes; discard rosemary.

Spoon 2 tablespoons yogurt and 1 tablespoon strawberry mixture into each mold or paper cup. Repeat layers. Top molds with holders. If using cups, top with foil and insert sticks through foil. Freeze until firm. Yield: 6 pops

Recipe found here: Strawberrry-Rosemary Yogurt Pops

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Rhubarb Strawberry Crunch

Rhubarb Strawberry Crunch

Ingredients
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup quick-cooking oats
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup butter
4 cups sliced fresh or frozen rhubarb
1 pint fresh strawberries, halved
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Vanilla ice cream, optional

Directions
In a bowl, combine the first four ingredients; cut in butter until crumbly. Press half into an ungreased 9-in. square baking pan. Combine rhubarb and strawberries; spoon over crust.

In a saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in the water and vanilla; bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Pour over fruit. Sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture. Bake at 350° for 1 hour. Serve with ice cream if desired. Yield: 9 servings.

Recipe found here: Rhubarb Strawberry Crunch

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Strawberry Shortcakes

Strawberry Shortcakes

Ingredients
1/4 cup fat-free plain yogurt
2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar
1/4 teaspoon rum extract
1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced, divided

SHORTCAKE:
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons whole wheat flour
2 tablespoons plus 1/2 teaspoon sugar, divided
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
5 teaspoons cold butter
1/3 cup buttermilk

Directions
In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, sour cream, confectioners’ sugar and extract. In another bowl, mash 1/2 cup strawberries; stir into yogurt mixture. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
Combine the flours, 2 tablespoons sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk until a soft dough forms (dough will be sticky). Turn onto a floured surface; gently knead 8-10 times. Pat or roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.

Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with remaining sugar. Bake at 400° for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to a wire rack. Split shortcakes horizontally in half. Spread yogurt mixture over cake bottoms; top with remaining strawberries and cake tops. Yield: 4 servings.

Recipe found here: Strawberry Shortcakes

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Fresh Berry Shortcakes

Fresh Berry Shortcakes

Ingredients
5 cups sliced fresh strawberries
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup orange juice

SHORTCAKES:
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
1-1/2 cups plus 1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream, divided
1 egg
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Coarse sugar, optional

WHIPPED CREAM:
2 cups heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions
In a small bowl, combine the strawberries, sugar and orange juice; set aside.

For shortcakes, combine the flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder, orange peel and salt; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Whisk 1-1/2 cups cream, egg, egg yolk and vanilla; add to flour mixture, stirring just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; gently knead 8-10 times.

Pat or roll out to 1-in. thickness; cut with a floured 3-in. scalloped or round biscuit cutter. Place 2 in. apart on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Brush tops with 1 tablespoon cream; sprinkle with coarse sugar if desired. Bake at 400° for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes.

For whipped cream, beat cream in a large bowl until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners’ sugar and vanilla; beat until soft peaks form.

Just before serving, cut shortcakes in half horizontally. Place bottoms on dessert plates; top with strawberry mixture. Replace tops; dollop with whipped cream. Yield: 10 servings.

Recipe found here: Fresh Berry Shortcakes

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Fluffy Strawberry Meringue Pie

Fluffy Strawberry Meringue Pie

Ingredients
3 egg whites
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup crushed saltines (about 12 crackers)
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 pints fresh strawberries, divided
4 cups miniature marshmallows
1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
Red food coloring, optional

Directions
In a bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar on medium speed until soft peaks form. gradually beat in sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, on high until stiff glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved. Fold in the crackers, pecans and vanilla.

Spread onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 10-in. deep-dish pie plate. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until meringue is lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.

Set aside one strawberry for garnish. Slice half of the strawberries; set aside. In a bowl, mash the remaining strawberries; drain juice, reserving 1/2 cup. In a saucepan, combine marshmallows and reserved juice. Cook and stir over low heat until marshmallows are melted. Refrigerate until partially set.

Fold the sliced and mashed strawberries and whipped topping into marshmallow mixture. Add food coloring if desired. Spoon into meringue shell. Garnish with the reserved strawberry. Refrigerate for 3 hours or until set. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Recipe found here: Fluffy Strawberry Meringue Pie

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Strawberries and Cream Dessert Squares

Strawberries and Cream Dessert Squares

Ingredients

Crust
1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 egg

Filling
1 cup white vanilla baking chips (6 oz)
1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened

Topping
4 cups sliced fresh strawberries
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/3 cup water
10 to 12 drops red food color, if desired

Directions
1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 15x10x1- or 13×9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter and egg until soft dough forms. Press evenly in bottom of pan. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

2 In small microwavable bowl, microwave baking chips uncovered on High 45 to 60 seconds or until chips are melted and can be stirred smooth. In medium bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Stir in melted chips until blended. Spread mixture over crust. Refrigerate while making topping.

3 In small bowl, crush 1 cup of the strawberries. In 2-quart saucepan, mix sugar and cornstarch. Stir in crushed strawberries and 1/3 cup water. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. Stir in food color. Cool 10 minutes. Gently stir in remaining 3 cups strawberries. Spoon topping over filling. Refrigerate 1 hour or until set; serve within 4 hours. Store covered in refrigerator.

Recipe found here: Strawberries and Cream Dessert Squares

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Tropical Strawberry Cream Pie

Tropical Strawberry Cream Pie

what you need
42 NILLA Wafers, divided
3 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/4 cup sugar
2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, divided
1 can (8 oz.) DOLE Crushed Pineapple, in juice, drained
3/4 cup boiling water
1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Strawberry Flavor Gelatin
1 cup ice cubes
2 cups sliced strawberries

make it

CRUSH 26 wafers; mix with butter until blended. Press onto bottom of 9-inch pie plate. Stand remaining wafers around edge of pie plate.

BEAT cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gently stir in 1 cup COOL WHIP and pineapple; spread over crust.

ADD boiling water to gelatin mix in medium bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Add ice; stir until melted. Stir in strawberries. Refrigerate 5 min. or until slightly thickened; spoon over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm. Top with remaining COOL WHIP.

Recipe found here: Tropical Strawberry Cream Pie

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strawberry shortcakes

Classic Strawberry Shortcakes

1 quart (4 cups) strawberries, sliced
1/4 cup sugar
2 1/3 cups Original Bisquick® mix
1/2 cup milk
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cup whipping cream

Ingredients
1 Heat oven to 425°F. In large bowl, mix strawberries and 1/4 cup sugar; set aside.

2 In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix, milk, 3 tablespoons sugar and the butter until soft dough forms. On ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by 6 spoonfuls.

3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat whipping cream with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form.

4 Split warm shortcakes; fill and top with strawberries and whipped cream.

Recipe found here: Classic Strawberry Shortcakes

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Actually, shortcake is a sweet biscuit, which is why biscuits are usually used. Here is a good place to check it out: Foodimentary. I love it!

strawberry biscuit shortcake

Strawberry Biscuit Shortcake

Ingredients
2 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons sugar, divided
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup cold butter
1 cup milk
2 pints strawberries, sliced
1 tablespoon orange juice
1-1/2 cups whipped topping

Directions
In a large bowl, combine flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Gradually stir in milk until a soft dough forms.

Drop the dough by heaping tablespoonfuls into eight mounds on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.

Meanwhile, place strawberries, orange juice and remaining sugar in a bowl; toss gently. Split shortcakes in half horizontally. Place bottom halves on serving plates; top with whipped topping and strawberries. Replace shortcake tops. Yield: 8 servings.

Recipe found here: Strawberry Biscuit Shortcake

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Shortcut Strawberry-Vanilla Dessert

Shortcut Strawberry-Vanilla Dessert

Ingredients
2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
1 teaspoon sugar
1-1/2 cups cold 2% milk
1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
2 cups whipped topping, divided
1 loaf (10-3/4 ounces) frozen pound cake, thawed

Directions
In a small bowl, combine strawberries and sugar; let stand for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Fold in 1 cup whipped topping; set aside.

Cut cake into 14 slices. Layer seven cake slices with 2 tablespoons strawberries, 1/3 cup pudding mixture and another cake slice. Top with remaining strawberries and whipped topping. Yield: 7 servings.

Recipe found here: Shortcut Strawberry-Vanilla Dessert

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