June 5, 2011

Strawberry Pie

1 9-inch graham cracker crust
6 cups of strawberries
1 cup of sugar
3 tbsp. cornstarch
1/2 cup water
1 pk (3 oz) cream cheese softened
Mash enough strawberries to measure 1 cup. Mix sugar, corn starch and water in 2 qt. saucepan. Stir in mashed strawberries gradually and cook over medium heat stirring constantly until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute. Cool. Beat cream cheese with 1 teaspoon sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Spread onto bottom of pie shell. Remove green tops and cut strawberries evenly. Fill pie shell with whole strawberries, tops down. Pour cooled berry mixture over top and refrigerate until set, about 3 hours.
From Josey Bozzo


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