"These layered treats are perfect for a hot summer day," says the founder of Jars by Dani, who ships her desserts nationwide.

By People Staff
August 17, 2018 08:00 AM
Victor Protasio

“These layered treats are perfect for a hot summer day,” says the founder of Jars by Dani, who ships her desserts nationwide.

Dani Beckerman’s Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Jars

¾ cup heavy cream
½ tsp. vanilla extract
2 Tbsp. granulated sugar, divided
1 (5.3-oz.) pkg. all-butter shortbread cookies, coarsely crushed
3 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
1 pt. strawberry ice cream
1 pt. vanilla ice cream
1 cup chopped fresh strawberries
6 (8-oz.) wide-mouth glass jars

1. In a medium bowl, beat cream, vanilla and 1 tablespoon sugar at high speed with an electric mixer until medium-stiff peaks form, 2 to 3 minutes.

2. Stir together crushed cookies, melted butter and remaining 1 tablespoon sugar in a small bowl.

3. Spoon 2 tablespoons cookie mixture into each jar. Top with a small scoop of strawberry ice cream, followed by a small scoop of vanilla ice cream. Dollop with 2 tablespoons whipped cream; top with about 1 tablespoon strawberries. Repeat layers, beginning with cookie mixture and ending with strawberries.

Serves: 6
Active time: 15 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes

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