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I have "assembled" strawberry pies in the past (prepared crust, store bought glaze), but this time I decided to make one from scratch for my friend's birthday party. The glaze did not set firmly...or even close to firmly...after 4 hours of chilling. It made for a rather unfortunate presentation although the flavor was good and I received several compliments on it. I will use this recipe again but I will add more cornstarch (or maybe plain gelatin?) next time so that it holds together a little better. Thanks for posting! I won't ever buy that stuff in jar again!

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DenMutha May 19, 2009

I used a pre-made cookie crust (Keebler chocolate) so the recipe was no bake. The filling didn't set up firmly, which made serving more challenging but made for a much more pleasant feeling in the mouth so the serving challenge can be forgiven. I'll be making this one again! Thanks for posting.

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CheezCrazy April 10, 2008

This recipe is FANTASTIC! It surely beats the ready made glazes. We have a restaurant called Shoney's in the South and they pride themselves on their strawberry pies. They are good! Our oldest son always wanted a Shoney's Pie for his teenage birthdays. This year our daughter and son-in-law came in for Thanksgiving and we were going to celebrate her birthday early. SHE asked for a strawberry pie as well.I got the strawberries and could not find glaze at the store so I came to my FAVORITE place to search for recipes. I selected yours, and I will NEVER use ready made glaze again! Thanks for sharing!

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meebsmom November 24, 2006
Fresh Strawberry Pie