Fresh Strawberry Cheese Pie Recipe

This is a delicious recipe for fresh strawberries!  Just looking at the pie will make your mouth water.  You make a simple crust, then a filling that is cream cheese based.  Put all the strawberries on top, then add a glaze.  Enjoy!

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Fresh Strawberry Cheese Pie
Author: Megan Pizzi
Ingredients
Pie Shell
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 pinch salt
Filling
  • 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 qt strawberries, hulled
Glaze
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup fruit juice or water
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375°.

  2. Cut butter into flour and sugar. Add egg yolk and salt, mix with fork until well blended. Press crust into a 9" pie plate. Bake for 15 mins or until golden. Remove from oven and let crust cool.

  3. Combine cream cheese, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Pour into cooled pie crust. Bake 15 - 20 mins until set. Remove from oven and let cool.

  4. Once pie has cooled, stand strawberries in pie shell. Spoon glaze over berries. Chill in refrigerator. Serve and enjoy!

Glaze
  1. Combine all glaze ingredients and blend well in small saucepan. Simmer, stirring constantly until the glaze thickens.

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