Introduction: YUMMY Fresh Strawberry Pie 

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This is a perfect recipe is for anyone who wants to make a quick and easy strawberry pie! This is my always go to recipe to take to potlucks.

Step 1: Ingredients:

1 refrigerated 9” pie shell

1 cup water

3 tablespoons strawberry flavored gelatin (Jell-O)

3 tablespoons cornstarch

1 cup granulated sugar

1 tsp. vanilla

4 drops red food coloring, optional

1 quart fresh strawberries, hulled, sliced, or sliced in half

2 cups cold whipping cream

3 confectioners’ sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Step 2: Crust Directions:

For the pie crust, preheat oven to 450°F. Place in a pie pan the same size inside the crust. Fold excess crust under and press together to form thick crust edge; flute. Prick bottom and side with fork. Place on a baking sheet and bake on middle oven rack. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until light brown. Cool.

Step 3: Filling Directions:

* Bring 1 cup of water to boil in a medium saucepan.

* In a small bowl, sift together cornstarch, sugar and the gelatin

* Add the sifted ingredients to boiling water, stirring constantly.

* Cook, stirring, until mixture thickens. When thickened, remove from heat, cool to room temp.

Step 4:

* When cooled, fold in the sliced strawberries, vanilla and food coloring (optional, I never add coloring).

Step 5:

When crust has cooled, stir in the strawberries to the topping. Then pour the strawberry mixture into the baked crust. Place pie into the refrigerate, chill for at least 3 hours before serving.

Step 6: Topping Directions:

Chill bowl and beaters in freezer 15 minutes before you begin to prepare whipping cream topping. Clean out the large mixing bowl and add 2 cups chilled whipping cream, 3 tablespoon sugar, and vanilla. Beat mixture at high speed until it thickens and soft peaks form, about 1 to 3 minutes. Using a large spreader, spread whipped cream onto the top of the cooled pie to desired thickness.

Step 7:

Yields: 6 delicious servings!!