Easy Peasy Strawberry Dessert

Easy Peasy Strawberry Dessert – This dessert is SOOO easy to make! After only 5 minutes, you have yourself a delicious crowd-pleasing recipe!


I did not intend to post this Strawberry Dessert, but because of my daughter, and for my daughter, I am going to share it with the rest of you. It’s become her favorite, and today she deserves to eat a ton of it!

I recently mentioned that my daughter, Ana, ended up in the Emergency Room last week,  two times within 12 hours because of a high fever. A few short days later we were back at Urgent Care and we learned that this could be more serious because after a few tests (poor girl – needles, tubes, catheters, etc.…), the results showed that, among other things, her blood count was off, and that her blood platelets were too low.


Needless to say, this past week I have been living on pins and needles. I haven’t slept, I haven’t worked much… I have just been sitting above her night and day – kissing her, hugging her, and praying.

Fortunately, those prayers were answered.

Yesterday we found out that it was only a nasty flu, and it was the virus that caused the platelets to misbehave. The results showed that her blood count is NORMAL!

You can imagine the relief I felt after that phone call – I cried like a child, I picked her up and kissed her from head to toe, twirled her around, and kissed her some more.

Parenthood is one heck of a job –  it’s the most rewarding, fulfilling, and the bestestest job I have ever had.

Easy Peasy Strawberry Dessert
Prep Time
10 mins
Refrigeration Time
30 mins
Total Time
10 mins

Easy Peasy Strawberry Dessert - This dessert is SOOO easy to make! After only 5 minutes, you have yourself a delicious crowd-pleasing recipe! 

Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 268 kcal
  • 4 ounces (half of 8 oz. package) Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup Strawberry Jam
  • 1 cup Whipped Topping
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries , divided
  1. In your mixer's bowl, beat together the cream cheese and the jam until well blended, about a minute.
  2. Gently fold in the whipped topping.
  3. In four ramekins spoon in half of the sliced strawberries.
  4. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the strawberries.
  5. Top with remaining strawberries.
  6. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to use.
Recipe Notes

WW Freestyle SmartPoints: 13

Nutrition Facts
Easy Peasy Strawberry Dessert
Amount Per Serving
Calories 268 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 118mg5%
Potassium 145mg4%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 395IU8%
Vitamin C 24.9mg30%
Calcium 55mg6%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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40 Responses
  1. Oh my :(( I am so sorry for all of this happening to your daughter!! I can’t imagine how you must have felt. I’m really glad that she just had the flu and that now both of you can feel better and eat plenty of this dessert 🙂

  2. Glad to hear your little one is on the mend. Kids can give us such a scare sometimes!! Creamy strawberries is just the thing for a cute little girl on the mend.

  3. Kate, glad to hear that your daughter is ok! That must have been a scary experience! Your dessert sounds wonderful, and I love the simplicity of it allowing the lovely berries to shine through! Hope you have a wonderful weekend :)!

  4. I’m so glad your little sweetheart is ok! You poor Mommy, I hope you can get some rest and enjoy a nice weekend with your family! And I can totally see why your little one likes this recipe, I think just about anyone would!

  5. Oh, whew!!! I’m so happy your sweet Ana is OK…low platelets is a scary symptom. And such a simple yummy dessert…you definitely needed some comfort food, my friend 🙂

  6. So so so happy to hear Ana is A-OK! Those type of things can be so nerve-racking, I’m sure!

    We’ve still got loads of strawberries from our CSA, so I think we’ll treat ourselves with some of these creamy strawberries soon! =)

  7. simple recipes are the best! i feel shy posting some of what i deem cheat recipes too but hey, there are always some of us who wish they’d thought it up! love this recipe 😀

  8. Hi Kate – I hope you are more relaxed now. Having a sick kid is hard for mom too. I’m glad Ana is feeling better and enjoying the sweets you make. We realize and appreciate this kind of simple joy & moment especially after kids get better from sickness. Have a great weekend (still early?).

  9. So glad your lil’ one is doing better! I can only imagine what you must have been going thru… [hugs]

    I made something similar this past Sunday to take to church for Mother’s Day – kind of a “no-bake” cheesecake. Definitely easy peasy – but yummy too! =)

  10. So glad to hear your baby is okay. What a scary week you have had. She is so precious.

    Love the dessert; easy and delicious are my two favorite things in the kitchen.

  11. So glad things worked out so well, I know how much stress and anguish medical conditions cause, the waiting is agony! With kids its times a million!
    Anyway your dessert is wonderful too hope you enjoy your evening and she feels better!

  12. Thank god your little one is ok! And I understand her for loving this dessert. It’s got whipped cream and strawberries, who wouldn’t ;).
    oh… and my brother had the same plastic cup!

  13. Your baby is well and all is right with the world. Serve your precious baby as much of this as she wants. Then put your feet up and take a rest. Prayers do get answered. This is a quick and easy sweet tooth fix.

  14. Oh Thank God she is fine now 🙂 I am not a Mom yet but I agree with you on every thing you said about parenthood!
    Those strawberry in that creamy cheese is looking too yummy to not give a try … and I have all the ingredients you mentioned.. almost all 🙂

  15. Glad to hear that your daughter is well now. Hope she never gets this ill again. I am sure your awesome strawberry dessert was a great treat for her. I would love such a treat any time.:-)

  16. So glad your little doll is ok. I know how scary that can be – it’s one of the most awful feelings! She definitely deserves her favorite little dessert after all of that too! (So do you!)

  17. Motherhood is the best job ever, although not always easy. So relieved to know all is well with your daughter. Now you can relax a bit and enjoy some of this delicious dessert. I can’t wait to try this.

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