Fresh Strawberry Pie

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

What could be better in berry season than Fresh Strawberry Pie? Will you have a slice?

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mash enough strawberries to measure 1 cup.
  2. Mix sugar and cornstarch in 2-quart saucepan.
  3. Gradually stir in water and mashed strawberries (add 1 or 2 drops food color if deeper red color is desired).
  4. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils.
  5. Boil and stir 1 minute; cool.
  6. Beat cream cheese and lemon peel until smooth; spread into baked and cooled pie crust.
  7. Fill crust with remaining strawberries.
  8. Pour cooked strawberry mixture over top.
  9. Refrigerate about 3 hours or until set.
  10. Store covered in refrigerator.
Most Helpful

The strawberries are ripe and this was the perfect recipe to use some of them! The cream cheese layer in the crust really added a nice flavor. Then, pouring the filling over the fresh berries gives you a mix between a cooked filling and a fresh filling. This is an excellent recipe! I will make this one often, I have a lot of strawberry lovers! Thank you Bev!!

MizzNezz June 06, 2002

I had two buckets of fresh strawberries and this recipe sounded so good. I made two pies, one for my family and one for the neighbors. It was fast, easy and very delicious. I will definitely keep this recipe and make again!! I did change one thing, I used a graham cracker crust. I loved the cream cheese bottom, really added to the great taste of strawberries.

Ellen Brody June 27, 2002

We really love strawberries, and this pie is a very good way to fix them. Loved it!!

willowhisper1 June 08, 2002