Fresh Strawberry Pie
1 boxrefrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
3 pt(6 cups) fresh strawberries
4-5drops red food color, if desired
1 csweetened whipped cream
How to Make Fresh Strawberry Pie
- Heat oven to 450. Bake pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell, using 9 inch glass pie plate. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 15 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in small bowl, crush enough strawberries to make 1 cup. In 2 quart saucepan, mix sugar and cornstarch; stir in crushed strawberries and water. Cook, Stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. If desired, stir in food color. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
- Place remaining strawberries, whole or sliced, in cooled baked shell. Pour cooked strawberry mixture evenly over berries. Refrigerate until set, about 3 hours, before serving
- Just before serving , top with sweetened whipped cream cover and refrigerate any remaining pie.