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Fresh strawberry jello pie in a shortbread crust that is topped with whipped cream on a white plate that is sitting on a red and white napkin.

Fresh Strawberry Pie

Big Boy style old fashioned strawberry pie that is made with jello and topped with cool whip.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Best Dessert Recipes, Dessert, Dessert Recipe, Easy Dessert Recipe With Few Ingredients, Easy Dessert Recipes With Pictures, Easy Desserts From Scratch
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour 0 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 6 Peple
Calories 335 kcal
Author Jennifer

Ingredients

  • 1 Pie Crust Shortbread ready made pie crust is what is in the pictures to this recipe.
  • 2 Cups Fresh Strawberries
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • ¼ Cup Cornstarch
  • 1 .30 Ounce Strawberry Jello Packet
  • 1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 ½ Cups Cold Water
  • 8 Ounces Cool Whip Make sure this is thawed.
  • Sliced Berries to garnish optional

Instructions

  1. Wash the strawberries in cold water.

  2. Remove steams from strawberries and cut the berries into thin slices. Placed measure berries into a bowl and set aside.

  3. In a medium sized saucepan add sugar, Cornstarch, and jello. Whisk these ingredients together.

  4. To the jello mixture add the lemon juice and water. Stir to incorporate all the ingredients together.

  5. Stirring all the while and bring to a full boil.

  6. Continue to boil at full boil for 5 minutes. A continuous stir is needed so the jello doesn't burn. The jello mixture will become thick and darker in color when it's ready.

  7. Once the jello has boiled for 5 minutes fold in the fresh strawberries.

  8. Place in the refrigerator for one hour to set up. The jello will no longer be liquid when it's set.

  9. Top with cool whip and sliced berries. Serve and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

Pie must be refrigerated is not ate all at once. Enjoy!  

The nutritional value may vary depending on the ingredients used. 

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Nutrition Facts
Fresh Strawberry Pie
Serving Size
 
6 g
Amount per Serving
Calories
335
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
9
g
14
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Cholesterol
 
6
mg
2
%
Sodium
 
144
mg
6
%
Potassium
 
70
mg
2
%
Carbohydrates
 
61
g
20
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
39
g
43
%
Protein
 
3
g
6
%
Vitamin A
 
66
IU
1
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
47
mg
5
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.