No Bake Strawberry Pie

No Bake Strawberry Pie

Difficulty Moderate
Serves 0
Prep Time 37 minutes
Cook Time 0
1 Cup Granulated Sugar
1 Deep Dish Pie Shell
2 16-oz packages Frozen Whole Strawberries
1 pint fresh strawberries, rinsed, dried, hulled and thinly sliced
1 Tsp Lemon Juice (about one lemon)
2 tbsp Plain Gelatin
Pinch of Iodized Salt
Optional Whipped Topping
Optional World's Fair Vanilla or Strawberry Ice Cream



  1. In a large saucepan over medium-low heat, cook frozen strawberries for 5 minutes. Raise heat to medium-high and continue cooking until berries thicken, approximately 25 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. In a small bowl, combine lemon juice, water and gelatin and let rest 5 minutes - until gelatin softens and mixture thickens.
  3. Stir gelatin, sugar and salt into cooked berries. Return to a simmer for 2 minutes. Pour mixture into a bowl and allow it to cool to room temperature.
  4. Stir in fresh sliced strawberries and pour mixture into pie shell. Place in refrigerator until completely set, at least 5 hours.
  5. Slice to serve and top with whipped topping or ice cream on the side.