This was the first fresh strawberry pie I've ever made, it was so easy and so good....why have I not tried this before?? It does need some planning ahead because it needs to set in the fridge.
John's Rating: 9
Recipe adapted from: With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart
1 cup flour
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 tsp. salt
2 Tbsp. cold water
Cut shortening into flour and salt until crumbly. Stir in cold water. Once a ball is formed chill in freezer 10 minutes, then roll out and bake.
3 Tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups water
3 oz box strawberry Jell-O
2 cups sliced strawberries or a little more if needed to fill pie dish
Pre-bake a 10" pie shell.
Line bottom with the sliced strawberries
Combine cornstarch, sugar and water in small saucepan. Bring to a boil
and simmer, stirring constantly, until thickened. Add the Jell-O and
stir until dissolved. Pour over the strawberries and refrigerate until
Serve with whipped cream