Fresh Strawberry Pie Recipe

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Ingredients

For the crust:

1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs

1/3 cup sugar

7 tablespoons melted butter

cooking spray

For the glaze:

3/4 cup sugar

2 tablespoons cornstarch

1 3-ounce package strawberry gelatin

1 cup water

For the filling:

5 cups strawberries tops sliced off

For garnish:

3/4 cup whipped cream or whipped topping

mint sprigs

Instructions

  1. For the crust: In a bowl mix together the graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter until thoroughly combined. Coat a 9 inch pie pan with cooking spray and firmly press the graham cracker mixture into the bottom and sides of the pan. Chill for at least 30 minutes or up to 3 days.
  2. For the glaze: Place the sugar, cornstarch and water in a medium saucepan. Stir until smooth. Turn the heat on medium-high and bring to a boil, cook for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. 
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the gelatin, mixing until gelatin is completely dissolved. Chill the glaze for 20-30 minutes to cool.
  4. Arrange the berries in the pie crust and pour the glaze evenly over the top. Chill for at least one hour, or up to 3 hours.
  5. Top with whipped cream and mint if desired. Cut into slices and serve.

Original recipe and  Nutrition Facts visit: Fresh Strawberry Pie @ dinneratthezoo.com

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