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Strawberry Lover's Pie Recipe

Strawberry Lover's Pie Recipe

The second question people ask when I serve them this pie is, "What's your recipe?" It comes right after their first question: "May I have another slice?" I like sewing and quilting, gardening…and canning the surplus! —Lauretha Rowe, Scranton, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, divided
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 to 4 cups fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 1/3 cup strawberry jam, melted

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, melt 2 oz. chocolate and butter over low heat, stirring constantly; spread or brush over the bottom and up the sides of pastry shell. Chill.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread over chocolate layer; cover and chill for 2 hours.
  • 3. Arrange strawberries over the filling; brush with jam. Melt the remaining chocolate and drizzle over the top. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 286 calories, 16 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 154 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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