Fresh Strawberry Almond Pie

Fresh Strawberry Almond Pie

A cookie crust and almond flavor add a new twist to a favorite berry pie!

45 min. prep time
8 servings
000 Ratings



1 1/2 cups crushed shortbread cookies
1/4 cup finely chopped blanched or slivered almonds
1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted


3 pints (6 cups) strawberries, hulled
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon almond extract



Heat oven to 350°F.

Stir together all crust ingredients in bowl. Press on bottom and up sides of 9-inch pie pan. Bake 8 minutes. Cool completely.

Mash 1 cup strawberries; add water to equal 1 1/3 cups. Combine sugar and cornstarch in saucepan. Stir in mashed strawberry mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 15-20 minutes or until mixture thickens and comes to a full boil. Boil 1 minute; remove from heat. Stir in salt and almond extract; cool 10 minutes.

Fill cooled crust with remaining strawberries; pour cooked strawberry mixture over strawberries. Refrigerate at least 3 hours or until mixture is thickened. Garnish with whipped cream, if desired. Store refrigerated.

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Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 340

Fat: 15g

Cholesterol: 30mg

Sodium: 160mg

Carbohydrates: 50g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 3g

Recipe #4502B©2001Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I used pecan sandies for the crust and substituted pecans for the almonds. Everyone loved it.

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