Strawberry Cream Pie Recipes

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Create this delicious, creamy chilled dessert topped with fresh strawberries. This page contains strawberry cream pie recipes.


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This recipe takes a little from here and there, and makes one good pie! It's a great combination, that tastes like a chocolate-covered strawberry. There are quite a few steps, but they were worth it. I made this for a family barbecue and it was gone in a flash.

Total Time: About 40 minutes to make, but with time in between.

Yield: 8-10 slices

Source: The crust is from the Pioneer Woman.


  • Crust
  • 4 cups pretzel sticks, crushed with a rolling pin
  • 1 stick of butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • Chocolate Coating
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 Tbsp shortening
  • Cream Filling
  • 1 (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 container (8oz) Cool Whip
  • Strawberry Topping
  • 2 lb (a little less) strawberries
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp cornstarch


  1. Crush pretzel sticks in a closed gallon-sized baggie, with a rolling pin.
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  3. You don't want the pieces too big or too small. It's not recommended to do this step in a food processor.
  4. Melt butter in the microwave for a few seconds.
  5. Mix pretzel sticks with melted butter and brown sugar.
  6. Press mixture firmly into the pie pan to make sure the crust will stay together.
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  8. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8 minutes. Let crust cool.
  9. Melt chocolate chips and shortening. Microwave for 25 seconds.
  10. Stir. Microwave a little more and stir until smooth.
  11. Once pie crust is cooled, you are going to "paint" a chocolate layer on the crust.
  12. Spread the melted chocolate on the crust, covering as much of the crust as you can. Let the chocolate set and cool down before adding the next mixture.
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  14. Mix softened cream cheese and sugar on low speed of electric mixture. Mix until smooth.
  15. Add half a container of Cool Whip (save the other half for topping the pie, if desired).
  16. Mix until incorporated and fluffy.
  17. Pour cream mixture on top of chocolate pretzel crust. Spread to the edges.
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  19. Put the cream filled crust in the refrigerator to set up a bit before adding the strawberries.
  20. Cut up 1/2 cup of your fresh strawberries. Put in a sauce pan. Smash with a potato masher, if you have one. If not, you can use a fork.
  21. Add 1/2 cup of water. Heat over medium-high heat. Boil for 1 minute. Take off heat.
  22. Strain strawberry mixture through fine-mesh sieve. Press down on the berries to get all that juice out.
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  24. Return the strawberry "juice" back to your pan. Add sugar and cornstarch. Whisk until cornstarch is dissolved. Heat over medium-high heat until mixture is thickened.
  25. Either wait for the mixture to cool in the pan or put in ice bath to speed up the cooling. For ice bath, put mixture in a small bowl. In a larger bowl, add ice and water. Put the smaller container on top of the ice. The surrounding ice will cool it down. Just stir it every few minutes.
  26. While waiting for the mixture to cool, slice your remaining strawberries.
  27. Pour the strawberry glaze over your strawberries.
  28. Let pie set up for a few hours. Serve with Cool Whip on top, if you would like.
  29. Spoon glazed strawberries over cream mixture.

You can also use white chocolate, if you like. I always paint the chocolate with a pretzel crust or regular flaky pie crust, when I make strawberry pie to make sure the crust doesn't get soggy.

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Combine strawberries, sugar, egg whites, lemon juice, and salt in large mixing bowl; beat with mixer at medium speed for 15 minutes or until stiff.

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LeAnn R. Ralph
April 7, 2005

Make pie crust (see below) and bake the bottom shell at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes.

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June 19, 2010

I used to have a simple strawberry cream pie recipe and somehow misplaced it. Does anyone have a strawberry cream pie recipe?

By Mary from Havana, FL


June 21, 20100 found this helpful

Strawberry Pie

Mix together:
1 Box Strewberry Jello
1 Cup Hot Water
Set this aside

Mix together
1 Box frozen Strawberries Thawed
1 Cup White Sugar (Not Powdered)
1 1/2 Cups Whipped Topping (example DreamWhip)

Now mix the 2 mixtures together
Pour into prebaked pie shell (must be cold)
Top with fresh strawberries sliced in halves if you like.
Chill until ready to serve.

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June 22, 20100 found this helpful

Although this one is for Raspberry Cream Pie, all you have to do is switch fruits. ;-)

Raspberry Cream Pie


1 cup heavy cream
1/8 tsp almond extract
3/4 cup sugar
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup water
3 cups fresh or frozen raspberries
2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
One 9 inch pie crust, baked and cooled


Beat the cream and almond extract until stiff peaks form in a large bowl.

Bring the sugar, gelatin and water to a simmer over medium heat in a saucepan and stir until the sugar and gelatin dissolve.

Remove from the heat, add the berries and lemon juice and gently stir until the mixture begins to thicken.

Very gently fold the berry mixture in to the whipped cream and spread in to the pie crust and refrigerate overnight.

By Deeli from Richland, WA

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