Fresh Strawberry Almond Pie
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Fresh Strawberry Almond Pie

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

8
servings
45 min
PREP TIME
4 hrs
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/2 cups crushed shortbread cookies

1/4 cup finely chopped blanched or slivered almonds

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter melted

Filling

3 pints (6 cups) strawberries, hulled

1 cup sugar

3 tablespoons cornstarch

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Garnish

Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream whipped

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

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

  3. STEP 3

    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.

  4. STEP 4

    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.

Nutrition

340Calories
15Fat (mg)
30Cholesterol (mg)
160Sodium (mg)
50Carbohydrates (g)
3Dietary Fiber
3Protein (g)

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  June 20, 2017

FAST & EASY - I USED HOME GROWN BERRIES FROM THE FARMER MARKET WOW! WILL BE MAKING FOR NEXT EVENTS, RECEIVED MANY COMPLIMENTS- USED LAND O LAKES WHIPPED CREAM IN CAN -SIMPLE AS PIE!

— says RENDA
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  July 25, 2011

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

— says Marian M.
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