My Mom's Strawberry Stuff

My mom entered this in the local Plant City Strawberry Festival and won a prize. It’s like her blueberry stuff only with strawberries. My late older brother wanted this recipe made every year on his birthday. This is for you Murray!!!


  1. Crust
  2. 3 cups gram cracker crumbs
  3. 1/4 cup sugar
  4. 1 stick margarine softened
  5. Cream cheese mixture
  6. 16 ounces cream cheese
  7. 3/4 cup sugar
  8. 4 eggs beatened
  9. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  10. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  11. Strawberry mixture
  12. 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  13. To taste Sugar according to how sweet the berries are
  14. 3 quarts strawberries
  15. 1/4 cup cornstarch


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Fahrenheit

  2. Mix margarine, crumbs, and sugar. Line this mixture in the bottom of a 9×13 pan, forming the crust, reserve some crumbs to sprinkle on top, at the end on top of the coolwhip.

  3. Cream cheese mixture goes like this, mix 3/4 cup sugar, 4 eggs, vanilla, lemon juice, 16 ounces of cream cheese, and salt.

  4. Strawberry mixture strawberries, sugar to taste, cornstarch. Cook till thickened. If less thickening is needed then cook a bit more addinga bit of water.

  5. Bake the crust for 15 minutes take out of the oven. Then add cream cheese mixture on top of crust. Then add the strawberries in a layer on crust.

  6. Bake 20 minutes check if center is wet give another 10 minutes keep doing till done.

  7. After its done add Coolwhip sprinkle reserved crumbs on top so when you cover to chill in refrigerator the cover wont stick this is my Mom’s tip.

  8. Can be made the day before. Put in refrigerator overnight. Best served chilled. Serve i hope you enjoy!!

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