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Wash and hull strawberries. Line the pie crust with the nicest strawberries, laying the berries with the narrow end up.
Mash remaining berries and add enough water to measure 2 cups. Add 1 cup sugar and 2 tablespoons of cornstarch, mixing well.
Heat berry mixture over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture is thickened. Cool. Pour into baked pie shell and refrigerate until mixture is set up. Top with whipped topping.
If using frozen berries, save juice and follow direction in step 2.