Fresh Strawberry Pie

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 h 40 min
  • Chill Time 1 h
  • Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup finely crushed chocolate chip cookies (blitzed in processor) 250 mL
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter, melted 45 mL
  • 8 oz brick-style plain cream cheese 250 g
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 60 mL
  • 1/4 cup strawberry jam 60 mL
  • 4 cups halved strawberries 1 L

Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F). Toss together cookie crumbs and melted butter; press into 9-in. (23 cm) pie pan, covering the bottom and up 3/4 in. (2 cm) on the sides. (Note: The sides of this shallow crust do not reach the rim of the pan.) Bake 10 min. Cool completely on wire rack.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, beat cream cheese with brown sugar until light and fluffy. Spread into pie crust. Chill about 1 hr. until firm.

  • Step 3

    Melt strawberry jam in small saucepan set over medium-low heat for 3 to 5 min. until runny. Cool slightly; toss with strawberries to coat.

  • Step 4

    Top pie with strawberries. Serve immediately.

Tip

Use a pre-made graham or chocolate cookie crust.

Substitute any jam.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1/8 of the recipe):
  • Calories 280
  • Fat 17 g
  • Saturated Fat 10 g
  • Carbs 28 g
  • Sugar 21 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Cholesterol 50 mg
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 170 mg

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