Fresh Strawberry Pie!

April 21, 2017

A lot of the recipes I share have a story behind them. This one is no exception. I first ate this pie at our friend's/neighbor's house and it was so good I couldn't leave without getting the recipe. It is definitely one of our favorites. I give credit where credit is due. So, thanks goes out to Julie Goodman for sharing this recipe with me quite a few years back. It is made several times per year at our house. Just looking at it makes your mouth water and it tastes even better than it looks. I have no idea where she got the recipe, but that's the fun thing about things like this.....they travel from kitchen to kitchen making folks happy along the way. That's why I love to share recipes and I hope you do too. Enjoy!



Fresh Strawberry Pie


  • 9 inch baked pie shell

  • 6 cups fresh strawberries

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 3 TB Cornstarch

  • 1/2 cup water


1. Bake a 9 inch pie shell - let it cool.



2. Mash enough strawberries to measure one cup.  Stir together 1 cup sugar and 3 Tablespoons of cornstarch.  Gradually stir in water and crushed strawberries.  (Don't put it on the heat until all of the ingredients are combined).  Cook over medium heat - stirring constantly until mixture thickens and boils.  Boil and stir 1 minute.  Cool.



3. Clean strawberries.



4. Lay them out on paper towels before you cook up the filling - try to get as much water off them as you can or the pie will be runny.) I even go a step further and blot them with paper towels if need be.



5. Fill shell with remaining strawberri es.



6. Pour cooled berry mixture over the top and chill at least 3 hours or until set. Enjoy!




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