MIX graham crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and butter in 13x9-inch dish; press onto bottom of dish.
BEAT cream cheese and remaining sugar in medium bowl with mixer until well blended. Whisk in 1-1/2 cups COOL WHIP; spread over crust. Top with 2 cups strawberries. Refrigerate.
ADD boiling water to gelatin mix in large bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in ice cubes until melted. Refrigerate 5 min. or until thickened. Whisk in remaining COOL WHIP; spread over strawberry layer. Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm. Serve topped with remaining strawberries.