Glazed Fresh Strawberry Pie

  • Active Time 30m
  • Total Time 3h 40m

8 servings

This pie is a tasty version of the diner classic glazed strawberry pie.

ingredients

  • For the Crust:
  • 1 cup lightly toasted walnuts
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs (from about 8 whole crackers)
  • 2 tablespoons (packed) golden brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • For the Strawberries:
  • 3 pounds strawberries, hulled, divided
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter

  • Whipped cream

directions

FOR THE CRUST:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Process walnuts, graham cracker crumbs, brown sugar and salt in food processor until walnuts are finely ground. Melt butter with honey in small pan. Pour butter mixture over crumbs and process until crumbs are moist. Press crumb mixture evenly over bottom and sides of 9-inch-diameter pie dish. Bake until just set and golden brown, about 10 minutes. Cool completely.

FOR THE STRAWBERRIES:

Cut 2 pounds strawberries into quarters if large, or halves if small. Measure 1 1/2 cups quartered strawberries into bar blender. Place remaining quartered strawberries in large bowl. Add sugar, water and cornstarch to strawberries in blender; puree until smooth. Transfer puree to heavy medium saucepan. Stir over medium heat until mixture thickens and boils, about 8 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice then butter, stirring until butter is incorporated. Pour glaze over quartered strawberries in bowl; fold gently to coat strawberries. Transfer strawberries to crust, mounding evenly in center.

Cut remaining 1 pound strawberries in half and arrange over top of pie. Refrigerate until set, about 3 hours.

DO-AHEAD TIP:

Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and keep refrigerated.

Cut pie into wedges and serve with whipped cream.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Publisher. All rights reserved.

RecID 4748

nutrition information per serving

354 calories; 17g total fat; 19mg cholesterol; 168mg sodium; 50g carbohydrates; 5g fiber; 4g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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