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  1. Ingredients :

  2. 1 single crust pie crust, prepared

  3. 6 cups of strawberries (about 1 1/2 quarts), divided

  4. 1 cup sugar or equivalent amount of sugar substitute

  5. 3 tablespoons cornstarch

  6. 2 tablespoons water

  7. red food color if desired

  8. 3 ounces softened cream cheese

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Directions :

  2. Mash enough berries to measure 1 cup. (Keep the nicest berries whole to use as the pie filling).

  3. Stir together sugar and cornstarch. Stir in water and crushed berries gradually. Cook all over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute longer. Stir in a few drops of red food coloring if desired. Let cool.

  4. Beat cream cheese until smooth. Spread it on the bottom of a cooled baked pie shell. Fill the shell with the whole strawberries. Pour cooled cooked berry mixture over the top. Chill for at least 3 hours to set.


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