January 21, 2014

STRAWBERRY SQUARES: A Sweet Valentine's Day Treat

Delight your sweetheart this Valentine's Day with delicious Strawberry Squares. This recipe is easy to make and is a family favorite, straight from mom's recipe book.

What you'll need: - flour - icing sugar - butter - frozen strawberries - strawberry gelatin - sugar - whipped cream

Directions for the bottom (base) of the squares: Combine 1 cup of flour, 2 tbsp. of icing sugar, and 1/2 cup of butter (softened or melted) together in a bowl. Mix well. Pack into bottom of 8x8 pan. Bake in 375F oven until golden brown. Cool well.

Directions for the top of the squares: Boil frozen strawberries (1 small pint) and sugar for 3-4 min. Add strawberry gelatin. Stir well and remove from stovetop. Cool well. Pour over base. Place in fridge until set well. Spread whipped cream over the top of squares. Keep refrigerated. Serve cold.

This makes a delicious dessert that is perfect for Valentine's Day or Easter. Enjoy!

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