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Fresh Strawberry Pie


Summertime is the perfect time to load up on fresh strawberries! This pie recipe is so simple yet so mouthwatering good. Due to the dough being pre-made, you can trick your friends and family into thinking you've been slaving away in the kitchen for hours. The best part about this recipe is that there is only 6 ingredients that need to be purchased!


INGREDIENTS:


- Pillsbury Gluten Free Pie & Pastry Dough

- 2 Cup Sliced Strawberries

- 2 1/2 tbsp Cornstarch

- 1 1/4 Cup Sugar

- 1 1/2 Cup Water

- 1 (3 oz) box Strawberry Gelatin (Jell-O)


PIE CRUST:


- Heat over to 425

- Remove dough and divide in half (half for the bottom & half for the top of the pie)

- Knead until softened (not crumbly)

- Flatten dough into a large circle, to prevent sticking I like to do this in between two sheets of wax paper.

- Simply take off the top sheet of waxed paper and flip into the 9 inch pie pan.

- Firmly press crust against pie pan and crimp the edge.

- Use for to poke a few wholes in the bottom of the crust.

- Bake bottom pie crust for 10-20 minutes or until crust is golden brown


PIE FILLING:


- Stir together water, sugar and cornstarch and bring to a boil.

- Simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened.

- Remove from heat, and add Jell-O until dissolved.

- Mix in the fresh strawberries, and pour into pie pan.


** At this point either refrigerate until set & decorate with Non-Dairy Reddi Wip (yes that is a real thing finally) before serving OR you can continue with the steps below to get that famous criss- cross crust look! **


CRISS- CROSS CRUST LOOK:


- Follow the steps from above to use the other half of the dough, knead, and flatten.

- Take a pizza cutter or sharp knife and cut into strips

- Layer the strips in a horizontal manner, and again in a vertical manner

- Once you have the design you are looking for, cover the outer edges of the pie crust with aluminum foil to avoid burning.

- Put back into the oven for an additional 5 minutes or so until the crust is light brown.



Refrigerate until set, and serve with Non-Dairy Reddi Wip! Enjoy!! Xo- A




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