Fresh Strawberry Almond Pie

Fresh Strawberry Almond Pie
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A cookie crust and almond flavor add a new twist to a favorite berry pie!
45 min
Prep Time
4:00
Total Time
8 servings

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

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  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. 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. 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
Cholesterol
30mg
Carbohydrates
50g
Protein
3g
Fat
15g
Sodium
160mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

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

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