Strawberry Pie

Discovered in one of mom’s recipe books, this pie is easy to make, and quite tasty too! –Keely

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 cup Bisquick
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons boiling water

Filling

  • 1 quart strawberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • red food coloring

Topping

  • whipped cream

Instructions

Preheat oven to 450º

 

Combine all crust ingredients, mix well and press into a 9″ pie plate. Bake 10 minutes, or until golden brown..

 

Wash and remove stems from strawberries, then slice in half.

 

In a large sauce pan, simmer 1 cup of strawberries with ½ cup water on medium low, until they begin to break down (about 5 minutes).

 

Blend sugar and cornstarch with ½ cup water. Stir into the strawberry glaze. Boil 2-4 minutes longer, stirring constantly until thickened. Add a few drops of red food coloring as desired. Set aside to cool.

 

Arrange uncooked strawberries in crust. Cover with strawberry glaze. Top with whipped cream. Refrigerate until serving.

Tips

For fresh whipped cream, whisk heavy cream on high until firm.

May also be served topped with Cool Whip.