Fresh Strawberry Pie
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- 9 inch
- pie shell, baked (i've used homeade & frozen)
- 2 pt
- fresh strawberries, washed and hulled & sliced
- 1 c
- 1 c
- 3 Tbsp
- corn starch
- 3 oz
- box strawberry jell-o
- 1 tsp
- mccormick's straberry extract ( not imitation)
- 1/4 tsp
- container whipped cream or whipped topping
1In a medium sauepan, stir together sugar, water, salt and cornstarch. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. (This is extremely important). Continue to cook and stir for about 1 minute or until thick and glossy(make sure this is done).
2Remove from heat and stir in jell-o and strawberry extract. Let cool to room temperature.
3Place 1/2 the sliced strawberries over bottom of baked pie shell. Place 1/2 the filling mixture over strawberries. Use the remaining strawberries except for 2 and cover with remaining filling.
4Chill in refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours before serving.
5Spread cool whip or whipped topping on the top of the pie and place the 2 reserved sliced strawberries on top.