Friday, August 17, 2007

Strawberry Cheesecake Squares

30 NILLA Wafers, finely crushed (about 1 cup)
3 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
2 Tbsp. sugar
1/3 cup strawberry jam
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/3 cup sugar
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
8 strawberries, halved

MIX wafer crumbs, butter and 2 Tbsp. sugar in small bowl with fork. Press firmly onto bottom of foil-lined 8-inch square pan. Carefully spread jam over crust.
BEAT cream cheese and 1/3 cup sugar in large bowl with wire whisk or electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Gently stir in whipped topping; spoon over crust.
REFRIGERATE 3 hours or until set. Cut into 16 squares. Top each square with strawberry half. Store leftover dessert in refrigerator.

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