Adapted from AllRecipes.com
1 pound fresh strawberries
1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
Cut half the strawberries in half or quarters. Cook with sugar and vanilla over medium heat for about 5 minutes, till sugar melts and berries are soft. Mash berries and allow to cool.
Slice the remaining berries and mix with the cooled mashed berries. Serve over ice cream or cheesecake