STRAWBERRY CHEESE PIE

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Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Another old-fashioned recipe from my country cookbook. This pie makes me think of springtime and early summer and picking fresh ripe strawberries.
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Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
2 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

  • 1 qt
    fresh strawberries
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 c
    water
  • 1/4 c
    cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 dash(es)
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • ·
    red food coloring drops
  • 2 Tbsp
    light cream
  • 1 pkg
    (3 oz.) cream cheese
  • 1
    9" baked pastry shell

How to Make STRAWBERRY CHEESE PIE

Step-by-Step

  1. Sprinkle the berries with sugar; toss lightly. Let stand about 2 hours.
  2. After 2 hours, drain all juice from the berries. Add water to juice to make 1-1/4 cups liquid. In a saucepan, heat the liquid to boiling.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix 1/4 cup water with cornstarch. Add gradually to boiling liquid, stirring constantly. Cook until clear.
  4. To the juice mixture, add butter, salt, lemon juice and a few drops of red food coloring. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  5. Add light cream to the cream cheese; mix until smooth. Spread over bottom of baked pie shell.
  6. Add the whole berries to the cooked mixture. Pour into pie shell and chill well, at least 2 hours.

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About STRAWBERRY CHEESE PIE

Course/Dish: Pies Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian



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