Fresh Strawberry Pie

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 5 mins

I had tried various versions of strawberry which required cooking and mashing strawberries and cooking down until thickened or with gelatin. This recipe is so much simpler. Can have a pie ready in little no time. If in a hurry, I've also used a ready-made Shortbread pie crust.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place halved strawberries, cut side down, in pie crust, layering them.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Mix together the sugar, water and cornstarch.
  4. Bring to a boil and boil 1 minute (over medium heat).
  5. Remove from heat; stir in jello and stir until well dissolved.
  6. Cool somewhat (about 10 minutes), then gently pour over strawberries in piecrust, making sure all strawberries are covered.
  7. Chill until set.
  8. Serve with dollop of whipped cream (or Cool Whip).
  9. Note: When covering pie with plastic wrap, spray the plastic wrap with Pam.
  10. This will prevent the wrap from sticking to the pie.


Most Helpful

This is just like my strawberry pie recipe I got from an old boyfriend's mother. Except I use a graham cracker crust instead of a regular pie shell. YaYa

YaYa April 27, 2010

Yum! This recipe was really tasty. I used 1/2 cup of the Splenda & Sugar blend instead of the full cup sugar. I also added a teaspoon vanilla extract to the water like swissms did. I will make again! Thanks!

alkaloidqueen June 24, 2009

This is almost exactly the same as my recipe. The only difference is that my recipe calls for 1 teaspoon vanilla extract to be added at the same time as the water. In step 4, the water/sugar/cornstarch mixture should cook until it is thick and very transparent. I sometimes use whole strawberries which makes for a nice presentation. I have been making this pie for over 20 years and it always receives rave reviews (very fresh tasting and it is super simple to make). A favorite at summer parties.

swissms February 06, 2009

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