It's too hot to bake so I tried this instead - and man was it good! Presentation is very pretty, holds together well when served and only 5 total ingredients! It was a HIT!
2 pounds fresh strawberries, washed
2 lg tubs Cool Whip
2 boxes honey graham crackers
1 large chocolate bar, finely chopped or shaved
Fudge ice cream topping
Save a few of the best-looking strawberries and set them aside for the garnish. Hull the remainder of the strawberries and slice each berry into thin slices.
Spread a small spoonful of Cool Whip on the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking pan, or a similarly-sized platter. Lay down six graham crackers (whole) - you may need a couple split to cover the bottom of dish entirely. Lightly cover the top of the graham crackers with more Cool Whip, and then a single layer of strawberries, sprinkle with shaved chocolate. Repeat three times, until you have three or four layers of graham crackers (depending on how deep your dish can allow). I lightly press the crackers to make sure you don't have air pockets in between layers. Spread the last of the whipped cream over the top and swirl it lightly with a spoon. Add a few more strawberries.
Refrigerate for at least four hours, or until the crackers have softened completely. Garnish with additional berries, Drizzle with chocolate syrup just before serving. This recipe makes 2 8x8 pans.
If you're in a very patriotic mood - add blueberries for a red white and blue presentation!