Strawberry Margarita Pie

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Connee Sheckler

By
@conneeconehead

This was a lost recipe which I submitted to a church cookbook in 1999. I recently found the cookbook. It takes a little extra effort to make but well worth it.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
6-8 (prep time includes chilling time)
Prep:
50 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

PRETZEL CRUST:

1/2 c
butter
1/4 c
granulated sugar
2/3 c
pretzels, crushed
1 tsp
powdered sugar

FILLING:

24 large
marshmallows
2/3 c
evaporated milk
1 c
fresh strawberries, hulled & mashed (or frozen, thawed & drained)
1/4 c
tequila (divided)
1/3 c
fresh lime juice
2
8-oz. containers whipped topping (divided)
1/8 tsp
red food color

GARNISH:

2
fresh limes, sliced
1/4 c
macadamia nuts, chopped

How to Make Strawberry Margarita Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1To make pie crust: lightly grease a 9-inch pie plate or dish
  • 2Melt butter; add sugar and pretzels, mixing well.
  • 3Press into prepared plate or dish
  • 4Bake at 450 degrees for 9-11 minutes.
  • 5Cool COMPLETELY; dust with powdered sugar.
  • 6In medium glass bowl, heat marshmallows and milk in microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
  • 7Remove from microwave; stir until smooth.
  • 8Return to microwave; heat 1 additional minute on HIGH.
  • 9Remove 1/2 cup mixture to separate bowl.
  • 10Fold in strawberries until mixture is smooth.
  • 11Stir in 2 tablespoons of the tequila and lime juice.
  • 12Add remaining tequila to plain mixture.
  • 13Chill both mixtures for 20 minutes until thickened.
  • 14Divide 2 cups of the whipped topping between each mixture, folding gently.
  • 15Spoon strawberry mixture into cooled pretzel crust.
  • 16Spread plain mixture on top.
  • 17Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.
  • 18Garnish with remaining whipped topping and lime slices.
  • 19Sprinkle with nuts.

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About Strawberry Margarita Pie

Course/Dish: Pies