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Summer Berry Cheese Pie

 Summer Berry Cheese Pie
I love to make this pie with fresh blueberries and strawberries from area farms. It's an easy summer treat that my family just gobbles up.
6-8 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling


  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced, divided
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 to 4 drops red food coloring, optional
  • 1 pint fresh blueberries


  • In a large bowl, combine half of the strawberries and lemon juice;
  • mash berries. Add 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar; set aside. In a
  • large bowl, combine the cream cheese, lemon peel and remaining sugar
  • until smooth. Spread into the crust.
  • In a large saucepan, combine cornstarch and reserved strawberry
  • mixture until blended. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes
  • or until thickened. Stir in food coloring if desired. Cool slightly.
  • Fold in blueberries and remaining strawberries. Spread over cream
  • cheese mixture. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours. Yield:
  • 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 308 calories,

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Summer Berry Cheese Pie (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 15 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 206 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.