Strawberries & Cream Pie Recipe
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Strawberries & Cream Pie Recipe

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Every time I take this strawberry pie to a family dinner, church event or anything else, it disappears quickly. I've even started taking the recipe with me because I'm always asked for it. —Angela Moore, Tollesboro, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 3 teaspoons shortening, divided
  • 1 graham cracker crust (10 inches)
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, halved
  • 1/2 cup seedless strawberry jam

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 539 calories, 30g fat (18g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 213mg sodium, 63g carbohydrate (52g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. In a microwave, melt 3/4 cup chocolate chips and 2 teaspoons shortening; stir until smooth. Brush over crust. Refrigerate until firm.
  2. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, sour cream and vanilla until smooth. Fold in whipped topping. Spoon into crust. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Arrange strawberries over pie. In a microwave, heat jam until melted; brush over the top. Melt remaining chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over pie. Refrigerate until chilled. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Strawberries & Cream Pie in Taste of Home August/September 2010 , p66

Sweet White Wine

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

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jessw216 User ID: 7403792 261522
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2017

"This pie is TO DIE FOR. I brought it to a baby shower, and it was gone in 20 minutes! I used a little strawberry jam in the filling to give it a pink color and more strawberry flavor."

Acula User ID: 5928015 243806
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2016

"This recipe is fantastic!! It got rave reviews from my family!!

I made this also for gluten intolerant friends for Valentines Day. I bought extra large white baking cups and filled halfway with the white cream cheese filling. I put a spoonful of chocolate on top of that and filled 3/4 full to the top of the cup with white filling. I topped with strawberries and chocolate drizzle. It makes a beautiful individual serving presentation!! Thank you for the recipe!! They loved it also!!"

[email protected] User ID: 2316088 243321
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2016

"A question about the shortening... can I use butter instead?"

grannyfromwisc User ID: 7988042 223507
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2015

"Well I changed up a few things I purred 2 cups of strawberries and blended them into the cool whip and I didn't have cream cheese or sour cream so I substituted vanilla yogurt. This pie was then topped with a few graham cracker crumbs ( I made my own graham cracker crust), sliced strawberries and drizzled chocolate on top. Put it into the freezer and this pie rocked!"

candysampler User ID: 6132397 170856
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2014

"What I like most about the thin layering of the chocolate frosting over the graham cracker crust is that it helps to keep the crust from getting soft or soggy. Love it!"

Rhonda1969 User ID: 4790178 170817
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2014

"MY family loves this pie and it is so easy to make. It is a favorite at family functions."

hchambers User ID: 7140928 102152
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2014

"This was delicious, everyone loved it. It can be done with different fruit and white chocolate can be used instead of the semi-sweet. I will definitely make it again."

040886 User ID: 4686683 169918
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2013

"I have made this pie a few times now and always have people wanting the recipe. It's so easy and good. Love it!!!"

sherryrsp User ID: 5876655 174790
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2012

"I made this pie for a 4th of July gathering and it was outstanding! I made another one with blueberries and white chocolate as well! The chocolate made it exceptionally yummy in both pies!"

katiejo9 User ID: 4148103 138360
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2012

"This was so delicious. I love how creamy the filling was. I do agree with some of the other reviews that the chocolate on the crust wasn't necessary, but it was still really yummy. I will probably have the chocolate on the bottom when I make it again, but I'd do a thinner layer to help with cutting."

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