Fresh Strawberry Pie
Why I Love This Recipe
From Grandma Sally's Kitchen - a favorite!
Ingredients You'll Need
6 cups strawberries
1 cup sugar
3 T cornstarch
1/2 cup water
1 pkg (3 oz) softened cream cheese
red food color
Mash enough berries to measure 1 cup. Stir together sugar and cornstarch. Gradually stir in water and crushed berries. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in a few drops of red food color; cool.
Beat cream cheese until smooth; spread on bottom of cooled baked pie shell. Fill shell with remaining berries. Pour berry mixture over top. Chill at least 3 hours or until set.