STIR boiling water into gelatin in small bowl at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved.
BEAT Neufchatel and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed until well blended. Gradually add gelatin, beating until well blended. Gently stir in whipped topping and strawberries.
SPOON evenly into 8 custard cups or dessert dishes. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until firm.