Strawberry Cheese Pie Recipe
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Strawberry Cheese Pie Recipe

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Impressive as it looks, this dessert is really easy to prepare. I make it often when strawberries are at their peak. My husband thinks it's terrific, and I receive compliments when I serve the pie to guests. -Dorothy Bateman, Carver, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 2 packages (one 8 ounces, one 3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 pints fresh strawberries, hulled
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 417 calories, 27 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 121 mg cholesterol, 247 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. Line unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 450° for 8 minutes. Remove foil and set shell aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar and vanilla; beat until smooth. Add eggs; mix until combined. Pour into shell. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until center is almost set. Remove from the oven and let stand for 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, combine sour cream and remaining sugar in a bowl; mix well. Spread over filling. Turn oven off. Return pie to the oven for 15 minutes. Remove; cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight. Before serving, top with strawberries. Dust with confectioners' sugar if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Cheese Pie in Taste of Home June/July 1998, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 417 calories, 27 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 121 mg cholesterol, 247 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

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

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Reviewed Jan. 19, 2013

"This always tastes fantastic and gets compliments. So easy and a great stand by."

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Reviewed Dec. 20, 2011

"Excellant! The best cheesecake/pie recipe I've ever made."

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Reviewed Mar. 19, 2011

"I have been making this recipe for years.It taste really good and is so simple to make. It can be made with or without the strawberries. Its great either way. Thanks for the great recipe!"

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