Now that the strawberries are available here is a delicious fresh strawberry pie recipe. This recipe is my husband and my mothers favorite recipe and is is a scrumptious way to enjoy fresh strawberries when they are here. This recipe makes two 9 inch pies.
You can put the whipped topping on as soon as the pies have chilled but I prefer adding it to each serving as needed because whipped topping doesn’t hold up well in a fridge on this pie. If you like this pie and would like to make a fresh raspberry pie just replace the berries with raspberries and the jello with raspberry flavor jello.
Fresh Strawberry Pie Recipe
Recipe make 2- 9 inch pies.
4 cups of strawberries that have tops removed and are cut into thirds.
1 small box strawberry jello
1 1/2 cups of sugar
1 1/2 cups water
3 tablespoons corn starch
whipped topping of your choice to put on servings of pie
2 9 inch pie crusts, homemade or store bought, baked and cooled.
In a deep pan mix the corn starch and sugar together, add cold tap water and stir to dissolve sugar. Put on stove over medium heat and stir constantly until mixture becomes thick and clear.
Add in jello and stir well. turn off heat, add strawberries. Remove the pan from the hot stove and allow mixture to cool. Once it has cooled pour half into each pie crust and put pies into fridge to get cold. 2 hours should be good. Slice, add whipped topping, serve and enjoy.
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