Strawberry Cheesecake Salad

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This strawberry cheesecake salad is a classic party dessert that always gets everyone's attention. This rich, sweet, and tangy dessert salad is loaded with flavor!

Strawberry cheesecake salad on plate

What do you get when you combine cream cheese, Cool Whip, and strawberries? Why, you get just about the tastiest dessert you'll ever eat, that's what!

Strawberry Cheesecake Salad

I love bringing this delicious dessert to any kind of event. From showers to potlucks, I'll always choose this one if I'm pressed for time. I also love serving it as dessert for the family on busy weeknights.

Closeup shot of strawberry cheesecake salad on plate


You only need a handful of simple ingredients to make this tasty recipe.

  • cream cheese
  • sugar
  • vanilla
  • cool whip
  • strawberries
Overhead shot of individual strawberry cheesecake salad ingredients on table


In almost no time at all, you'll have a delicious treat to serve to everyone. It only takes a few minutes.

Step 1: In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla together.

Overhead shot of cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla in bowl

Fold in Cool Whip.

Overhead shot of Cool Whip with cream cheese mixture in bowl

Add strawberries and stir well.

Overhead shot of sliced strawberries in cream cheese Cool Whip mixture in bowl

Serve immediately.

Closeup shot of spoon stuck in strawberry cheesecake salad on plate


It only takes a few simple pieces of kitchen equipment to make this dish.

  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Mixing bowl
  • Spoon
  • Knife
  • Cutting board


Any Whipped Topping: Feel free to use your preferred brand of whipped topping for this recipe.

Homemade Whipped Cream: If you're feeling fancy, make your own whipped cream for this recipe.

Closeup shot of spoonful of strawberry cheesecake salad


Looking for ways to change up this strawberry cheesecake salad recipe? Here are some suggestions.

Other Berries: Try using any of your favorite berries for this recipe.

Your Favorite Fruit: You can also use almost any of your favorite fruits like apples, peaches, and pineapple.


  • Be sure your cream cheese is fully softened to get the best texture.
  • Only use fresh strawberries for this recipe. Frozen strawberries are too watery.
Strawberry cheesecake salad on plate

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How long is strawberry cheesecake salad good?

Store this for up to four days in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.

Can you freeze this salad?

No. The cream cheese texture will change, and the strawberries will become watery when defrosted.

What is the best way to serve this?

Just put it on a plate or in a bowl and eat it just as it is!

Strawberry Cheesecake Salad

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Yield: 8 servings

Strawberry Cheesecake Salad

Strawberry Cheesecake Salad

Strawberry cheesecake salad is sweet, tangy, rich, and so creamy. It makes a delicious dessert for any occasion, special or weeknight.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 8 oz cool whip
  • 4 cups diced strawberries


  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla together.
  2. Fold in Cool Whip.
  3. Add strawberries and stir well.
  4. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 267Total Fat 17gSaturated Fat 12gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 29mgSodium 97mgCarbohydrates 27gFiber 2gSugar 24gProtein 3g

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