Nothing beats this classic dessert recipe for delicious homemade Strawberry Pie, with strawberry glaze! It’s SO QUICK AND EASY to make, you won’t believe it!Nothing beats this classic dessert recipe for delicious homemade Strawberry Pie, with strawberry glaze! It's SO QUICK AND EASY to make, you won't believe it!

A couple days ago I was scrolling through my Facebook news feed, and found a recipe for an easy, fresh Strawberry Pie from “Taste of Home”, a website/magazine I have loved for years!

I recently bought 2 large containers of strawberries at the grocery store (got a screamin’ good deal on them), and had been looking for a “new” recipe for strawberry pie to make using them.

The next morning I got up and made this delicious (and EASY!) pie… and I’m sure glad I did. Totally delicious, classic strawberry pie!!!!  Reminds me of a quote I saw: “The best thing to put into a homemade pie is your teeth!” (author unknown). Honestly, this pie was super easy to make.

I made my own pie crust (here’s my recipe that I’ve used for years:  (DIY-moms-pie-crust/) , but if you want quick and easy, just buy a pre-made pie crust, and save yourself some time.

Once you’ve got your pie crust taken care of, making the pie is as simple as slicing strawberries, mixing the glaze up in a saucepan, and pouring the glaze on top. Seriously EASY.

How To Make This Classic Strawberry Pie

You start with a pie crust. Make your own pie crust or buy one. Either way… it’s all good. Do NOT prick the crust with tines of a fork, however.

Empty pie crust and rolling pin used to make a strawberry pie.

Pre-Bake The Strawberry Pie Crust

You need to cook the pie crust before filling it. I put a layer of heavy duty aluminum foil over the crust, then filled it with dry beans to weigh it down.

Doing this will help keep the pie crust from “puffing” up too much while cooking.

Dry beans on foil in empty pie crust help to keep air bubbles out of pie crust.

Bake the pie crust for 8 minutes, then lift out the foil and beans, and pop the crust back into the oven for 5-6 more minutes. When done, it will look something like this…

Baked pie crust cooling on wire rack, ready to make strawberry pie.
Let the pie crust cool completely. While it is cooling, mix up the sugar, cornstarch and water in a saucepan over medium heat, until thickened. This mixture will be part of your glaze for the strawberry pie.

Sugar, cornstarch and water in saucepan with a whisk, making glaze for strawberry pie

Once the liquid has thickened, add a small box of strawberry gelatin, and stir well to combine. This is the glaze for your strawberry pie!

Strawberry gelatin added to glaze mixture for strawberry pieStrawberry pie filling in saucepan with metal whisk.
Let the strawberry glaze cool for 15-20 minutes in the refrigerator. While glaze is cooling, slice up 4 1/2 cups fresh strawberries.

Fresh strawberries, sliced in bowl with blue rim, ready to go into a pie crust.
When the pie crust has cooled, arrange the strawberries in the crust. Now it’s starting to LOOK LIKE a strawberry pie!

Strawberries arranged in baked pie crust, for strawberry pie!Time To Glaze This Strawberry Pie!

Once the glaze has cooled, give it a stir, then carefully pour it all over the top of the strawberry pie. Pour the glaze all around, to completely cover the strawberries on top, AND to fill any little spaces. Try not to drizzle it onto the crimped pie crust.

Strawberry glaze is poured over strawberry pie in crust.
Once all the glaze is on the strawberry pie, place the pie in a refrigerator for several hours, so the glaze will firm up. When ready to serve the strawberry pie, garnish the pie with a sprig of mint, and/or some whipped cream, slice and serve!

Strawberry Pie with fresh sprig of mint garnish on top.Time To EAT!

Because the glaze has firmed up, this is not a messy pie to cut and serve. Just sayin’. See how “clean” the cuts in the strawberry pie are?

Strawberry pie, with one slice removed.
That’s it! Slice yourself a good sized piece, grab a fork, a can of whipped cream, and a good cup of coffee! Hope you enjoy this delicious, fresh-tasting Strawberry Pie!

One slice of strawberry pie on a plate with a fork.
Thanks for stopping by… and try this pie! It’s awesome. Hope you have a great day, and trust you will come back soon!

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Strawberry Pie
Prep Time
35 mins
Cook Time
0 mins
Refrigeration Time
2 hrs
Total Time
2 hrs 35 mins
 
Nothing beats this classic dessert recipe for delicious homemade Strawberry Pie, with strawberry glaze! It's SO QUICK AND EASY to make, you won't believe it!
Category: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: strawberry pie
Servings: 8 slices
Calories Per Serving: 278 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
  • 1 unbaked pastry (pie) shell (9 inches)
  • * a couple cups of dry beans (ONLY TO WEIGH DOWN THE CRUST DURING PRE-BAKE)
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin
  • 4 1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • Fresh sprig of mint (optional)
  • Whipping cream for garnish (optional)
Instructions
To make pie shell:
  1. Line an unpricked and uncooked pie shell with heavy duty aluminum foil. Fill with dried beans to weigh down the shell (this helps keep the crust from puffing up full of air). Bake crust at 425 degrees for 8 minutes. Carefully lift out the aluminum foil and beans (**beans can be put back in the container you got them from and can still be used**). After beans and foil are out of the shell, put it back into the oven for an additional 5-6 minutes longer, then remove to a wire rack to cool.
To make strawberry glaze:
  1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together the granulated sugar, cornstarch and water until it is fully combined and smooth. Bring mixture to a boil; stir and cook it for 2 minutes, until thickened. Remove the pan from the heat. Stir in the strawberry gelatin powder, until dissolved. Refrigerate the glaze mixture for 15-20 minutes, or until it has cooled down some.
To assemble the pie:
  1. Slice the strawberries. Carefully place/arrange them into the baked pie crust. Pour the cooled strawberry glaze over the entire surface of the pie, even filling in the little nooks and crannies. Use all of the glaze mixture. When done, place pie in refrigerator for 2-3 hours, or until it is completely "set up" (the glaze will congeal and firm up).
  2. Garnish pie with mint and/or whipped cream, if desired.
  3. Cut into 8 pieces, serve... and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Note: Prep time of 3 hours INCLUDES inactive prep time of 2 1/2 hours for refrigeration of pie. If using a pre-made crust, this recipe can be made in about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Pie
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 278 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 150mg7%
Potassium 149mg4%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 31g34%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Vitamin C 47.6mg58%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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