Recipes for Strawberries

Strawberry Cream Pie

Recipe

  • 1 - 9 inch baked pie shell
  • 1/2 c. slivered blanched almonds, toasted
  • 1-3oz. pkg instant vanilla pudding
  • 2 c. milk
  • 1 c. whipped topping
  • 2 1/2 c. fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 1/4 c. sugar
  • 2 t. cornstarch
  • red food coloring

Cover bottom of pie shell with almonds. MIx pudding and milk according to package directions. Fold in whipped topping. Put pudding mixture over almonds. Halve 2 c. of the strawberries. Pile on top of filling.

Crush remaining 1/2 c. berries; add water; cook 2 minutes. Sieve if desired. Mix sugar and cornstarch; gradually stir in berries. Cook and stir until thick and clear. Add a few drops of red food coloring. Cool slightly; pour over halved berries. Keep refrigerated till serving time.