Lightened Up Strawberry Pie
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 6
  • 1 pre-made pie crust- I used vanilla wafer crumb crust or you can use shortbread crust
  • 1 quart of fresh strawberries; ½ cut tops leaving flat, ½ for puree
  • 1 c Splenda No Calorie Sweetener
  • 2 T cornstarch
  • 2 drops of red food coloring
  • 1 egg
  1. Make an egg wash and brush on your crust. Put the crust in the oven until brown. About 5-7 minutes.
  2. After turning the lid of the pie crust upside down, place strawberries cut side down to fill the lid. Set aside.
  3. Using remaining strawberries purée in food processor or blender.
  4. In a medium saucepan boil the purée with Splenda, cornstarch and red food coloring.
  5. Continue to boil until clear and thick. Cool slightly.
  6. Fill the bottom of pie crust with purée mix. Then carefully place whole strawberries from the lid into thickened puree mix. It will be hot!
  7. Cool thoroughly.
  8. Serve with whipped cream.
Recipe by Art Crafts & Family at