Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

This is my favorite strawberry pie; it has a fresh, light flavor. I much prefer it to those with jello or cream cheese. This is adapted from an old Farm Journal cookbook & is a family favorite. There are many recipes on Zaar that are close to this one, but no exact matches.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Hull, wash, & drain berries.
  2. Crush enough berries to make 1 cup.
  3. Combine sugar & cornstarch; add crushed berries & water.
  4. Cook over medium heat, stirring almost constantly, until mixture comes to a boil.
  5. Continue cooking & stirring over low heat for two minutes or until mixture thickens & becomes translucent.
  6. Remove from heat; stir in butter & set aside to cool.
  7. Place whole berries in pie shell, reserving a few choice ones for garnishing.
  8. Pour cooked mixture over berries & chill at least 2 hours.
  9. Whip cream & sugar together & frost pie with whipped cream.
  10. Garnish with reserved berries.
  11. Note: you can use whole berries placed into the shell with the points up, or you can half them & layer the berries in the crust.
  12. "cooking" time = chlling time.


Most Helpful

I beat 3 oz. cream cheese and put in bottom of crust. Delicious pie.

lro464 June 27, 2014

Tastes like summer! This recipe is fantastic, didn't change a thing, everyone at my dinner party loved it.., I did want to let everyone know if you are using fresh berries, brush an egg wash onto the pie crust before you bake it in the oven, it helps create a barrier as sometimes fresh berries are watery and can make the crust a little soggy. My crust wasn't soggy at all, thanks Judy!

Terri Yaki February 22, 2014

This was a fairly easy and very tasty pie recipe. I didn't have any fresh strawberries, so I thawed out frozen ones. We'll have this again!

SusanRW February 10, 2008

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