Refreshing Strawberry Pie Recipe
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Refreshing Strawberry Pie Recipe

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This recipe came from my mother, and it's just as refreshing when made with peaches or blueberries.—Michelle Isenhoff, Wayland, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin
  • 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • Fresh mint, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 264 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 125mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein


  1. Line unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 450° for 8 minutes. Remove foil; bake 5 minutes longer. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and water until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in gelatin until dissolved. Refrigerate for 15-20 minutes or until slightly cooled.
  3. Meanwhile, arrange strawberries in the crust. Pour gelatin mixture over berries. Refrigerate until set. Garnish with mint if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Pie in Quick Cooking July/August 2003, p7

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Sep. 13, 2015

"Easy to make and easy to enjoy. Delicious summer treat."

Reviewed Aug. 10, 2015

"Loved It! Added cool whip when serving, But so tasty!"

Reviewed May. 29, 2015

"I have made this before and it is well received. The peach pie sounds delicious, too."

Reviewed Mar. 15, 2015

"Loved it! Wanted to make an easy pie while recuperating from hand surgery. It was so easy and SO delicious. It was great with "grocery store" berries, am eagerly waiting for local, fresh berries. Thanks for sharing this recipe. Will also give it a try with peaches."

Reviewed Jun. 1, 2014

"If-it tastes as good as it looks-it will be amazing-however-I did put the gelatin and strawberries in the mix last 1 min??! Thought better to mix in and-soak in better."

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