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Free-form Strawberry Cheesecake

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Leigh Anne Montgomery
Prep time 20 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings
Powdered sugar dissolves almost instantly when stirred into berries, while granulated sugar needs stand time. We chose powdered for this quick-to-put-together recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 4 tablespoons powdered sugar, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups ready-to-eat cheesecake filling
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 6 crisp gourmet cookies, crumbled
  • Garnishes: crisp gourmet cookies, lime slices

How to Make It

  1. Stir together strawberries and 2 Tbsp. powdered sugar.

  2. Stir together cheesecake filling, lime zest, lime juice, and remaining 2 Tbsp. powdered sugar.

  3. Spoon cheesecake mixture into 6 (6-oz.) glasses or ramekins. Sprinkle with crumbled cookies. Top with strawberries. Garnish, if desired. Serve immediately.

  4. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Philadelphia Ready-To-Eat Cheesecake Filling and Biscoff cookies.