Mom's Strawberry Pie

“My mom is a great cook, but she is famous for two things. Her molasses cookies and this strawberry pie. Oops! Edited to correct posting error after Ms Sally's review.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
1 pie
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. STRAWBERRY TOPPING.
  2. Wash and halve strawberries.
  3. Whisk together the sugar, cornstarch and salt in a medium saucepan.
  4. Add the water, lemon juice and red food coloring. Cook over medium high heat until the mixture starts to thicken, stirring frequently.
  5. Add half of the strawberries and cook until mixture is thickened.
  6. Add remaining strawberries and remove from heat.
  7. Cool completely before putting on top of cream filling in pie shell.
  8. CREAM FILLING.
  9. While strawberry filling cools, whip the whipping cream.
  10. In separate bowl, beat together the cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla and salt.
  11. Fold in the whipped cream and spread in the bottom of the cooled pie shell.
  12. Once the strawberry filling has cooled, gently put it on top of the cream filling.

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