Easy Strawberry Pie


Easy Strawberry Pie

Easy Strawberry Pie
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5 Min

Prepared pie crusts make it a snap to whip up homemade pies. This Easy Strawberry Pie recipe features fresh strawberries, which are sure to make your gang cheer!

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup (1 package) strawberry gelatin
  • 5 cups fresh strawberries, halved
  • 1 (9-inch) baked pie crust
  • Whipped cream or frozen whipped topping, thawed (optional)

What to Do

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, bring sugar, water, and cornstarch to a boil; cook 1 minute or until thickened, stirring constantly.
  2. Stir in gelatin until dissolved. Remove from heat; let cool 8-10 minutes.
  3. Place strawberries in a large bowl and pour glaze over them. Toss gently until evenly coated, then spoon evenly into pie crust. Cover and chill 4 hours. Serve with whipped cream, if desired.

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I was wondering if I could use Splenda or Splenda sugar blend in place of the sugar.

Can I use frozen strawberries? If so, do I thaw them first?

Question Could I just use a small box of strawberry jello and leave out the 1 cup of sugar? Seems like both would make it too sweet?

Hi there! While the Test Kitchen has not made this recipe with those substitutions, we do believe that it's okay to do so. If you make this recipe with those changes, let us know. We would love to hear your feedback. Enjoy!

How long would I cook the crust for?

Hi there! This recipe calls for an already baked and cooled pie crust. Please follower the manufacturer's instructions on how to bake the pie crust that you are using in this recipe. Enjoy!

I want to make it Now!

If I am making a 10 inch pie can I use the whole 4 oz. box of Jell-O and would it make a difference if I use sugar free Jell-O ?

Yes, if you are making a 10-inch pie you can use a whole 4-ounce box of Jell-O. It also will not make any difference whether you use regular or sugar-free. Enjoy! :)

I haven't made this but someone in our Church makes a strawberry pie every year and I bet its this one Thanks For Sharing the Pastors Wife Loves This Pie Yummy 3

I have made this recipe before from Mr Foods and has always turned out beautiful . I have you your recipes so much and thank you for sharing with us.

I have made this recipe for many years. I found it in a church cookbook. Yes, it is so easy and wonderful during the strawberry season. I mix the sugar and cornstarch with a whisk before adding the water which results in NO lumps. I use sugar free gelatin and a graham cracker crust. Easy.

How many packages of jelatin do I need?

Hello. You need one box of gelatin for this strawberry pie recipe. Enjoy!

YUMMY - Easy to do and picture perfect and end results delicious

I made this for father's day..my only problem was that the corn starch lumped a bit when I added it. Did I do something wrong? This was very delicious and so easy! Thank you.

We're so glad you loved the pie! Concerning your question, try using a whisk when you add the cornstarch. A whisk will help it mix together better.Sometimes, the problem could also be due to old cornstarch.

Next time try mixing the cornstarch with the sugar, then add the water and stir well before heating.

How many strawberries equal 5 cups?

It varies, depending on the size of the strawberries.

Unless they're huge, 2 lbs. minimum to have enough.

Thanks so much for answering my question!! I love all of your recipes. I did the crock pot baby back ribs and they were absolutely amazing!! Thanks to all of you!!

do you wash the strawberrys before you freeze them

Yes, you can wash and trim them before you freeze them. Pat them dry before freezing so that extra moisture doesn't freeze on the berries. Thank you for your question!

Is this the same as one package of jello?

Hi janaa! No, this is not the same. A (4) 1/2 cup serving size box of Jello brand gelatin is approximately 1/2 cup. For this recipe you only need 1/4 cup. Thank you for your question!

so you would oly need 1/4 cup of jello right.

Correct faithalways95 4232875.

What type of gelatin do you use?

Thank you for your question mom1984! In the Test Kitchen we used Jello brand gelatin, but any brand will work. Enjoy!

My pie came out perfect by following the recipe as it is.This was my first strawberyy pie ever and I want to thank you so much for the inspiration and help

never really cared for strawberry pie until Wife made this one, fantastic!!!!!!!!!


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