Summer Berry Cheese Pie Recipe

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Summer Berry Cheese Pie Recipe
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Summer Berry Cheese Pie Recipe

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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.
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

In a bowl, combine half of the strawberries and lemon juice; mash berries. Add 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar; set aside. In a mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, lemon peel and remaining sugar. Spread into the crust. In a saucepan, combine cornstarch and reserved strawberry mixture until blended. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes. 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.
Originally published as Summer Berry Cheese Pie in Country Extra July 1999, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 308 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 206mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 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
  1. In a bowl, combine half of the strawberries and lemon juice; mash berries. Add 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar; set aside. In a mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, lemon peel and remaining sugar. Spread into the crust. In a saucepan, combine cornstarch and reserved strawberry mixture until blended. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes. 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.
Originally published as Summer Berry Cheese Pie in Country Extra July 1999, p49

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dalajohnson User ID: 824065 226474
Reviewed May. 17, 2015

"i just used strawberries and was excellent"

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