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Fresh Strawberry Pie Recipe with Gelatin

This fresh strawberry pie combines juicy fresh strawberries with sugar, gelatin and not much more. All the flavor comes from the fruit in this gelatin dessert recipe and if strawberries are in season this is an excellent way of using them up. Actually, strawberries are pretty easy to grow and you do not need a big garden. If you love strawberries, you can get strawberry growing kits, which are really simple to use. Homegrown strawberries are amazing and they are really low in calories as well.

Perhaps you enjoy eating Perkins strawberry pie, strawberry whip cream gelatin dessert recipes, or just pies in general. This is one of our easiest gelatin recipes and it is suitable for everyone. Kids love its simplicity too and everybody knows strawberries are healthy as well as delicious. You can serve this strawberry pie gelatin recipe with whipped cream, ice cream or alone.

Anyone who loves pie recipes will love this fresh strawberry pie recipe. Using a readymade pie shell keeps the preparation time down but feel free to make your own pie crust if you would like to. Either vanilla pudding or pistachio pudding is excellent for making this strawberry pie gelatin recipe.

Simple Strawberry Gelatin Pie
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves or Makes: 6
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  • 9 inch cooked graham cracker crust pie shell
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 quart fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons strawberry gelatin powder
  • 1 package vanilla instant pudding (may substitute Pistachio pudding)
  • 1¾ cups milk
  • 1 package cream cheese (softened)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp lemon juice
  1. Wash and trim the strawberries. Set them aside.
  2. Combine the instant pudding, milk vanilla, according to pie directions on box in a mixer. When mixed well add the softened cream cheese and lemon juice whip on med high till well blended.
  3. Pour this into the pie crust and chill for an hour before continuing on with the topping layer.
  4. Combine the corn syrup, cornstarch, sugar, and water and bring the mixture to a boil.
  5. Cook until clear and thick.
  6. Add the gelatin powder and stir until dissolved.
  7. Let the mixture cool.
  8. Arrange the strawberries in the pie shell and pour the gelatin mixture over the top.
  9. Chill until completely set and serve.

Photo Description:

The combination of cream cheese, vanilla pudding, lemon juice and more makes a wonderfully creamy layer between the crunchy pie crust and the delicious fresh strawberry and gelatin topping. You can see how wonderfully appetizing this strawberry pie looks just from the photo. If you have some fresh strawberries, this is an excellent gelatin recipe to make. The whole family will love the refreshing flavor. This is one of the very best gelatin pie recipes ever. Serve it by itself or with some cream on the side.

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