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Friday, May 18, 2012

Strawberry Fluff Pie

From the kitchen of One Perfect Bite...I normally don't make this type of dessert, but the folks staying in the cottage next to us made this for Bob on his birthday. He enjoyed it and I thought you might too. It is very easy to prepare and it is a perfect dessert to keep in mind when local strawberries come to market. As it happens, it is also a perfect post for Pink Saturday. Here's the recipe for the pie.

Strawberry Fluff Pie...recipe and photo courtesy of Pillsbury Test Kitchens


1 box Pillsbury refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1 box (4-serving size) wild strawberry-flavored gelatin
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup boiling water
1 container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed
2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
8 fresh strawberry halves

1) Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Make pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell using 9-inch glass pie pan. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
2) Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix gelatin, sugar and boiling water until gelatin is dissolved. Refrigerate until mixture just begins to thicken and get syrupy, 10 to 15 minutes.
3) Stir whipped topping into gelatin mixture until well blended. Fold in sliced strawberries. Spoon into cooled baked shell. Arrange strawberry halves around outer edge of pie. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or until serving time. Store in refrigerator. Yield: 8 servings.

Photo and recipe courtesy of Pillsbury.

This post is being linked to:
Pink Saturday, sponsored by Beverly at How Sweet the Sound.

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Rosemary said...

This is one of those simple crowd-pleasers that's bound to be a winner at a family picnic!

Chatty Crone said...

Yum! sandie

Pegasuslegend said...

everything looks so amazing!

Becky aka Skinny Minnie said...

This looks so yummy! Beautiful color too :)


Perfect for summer ... and it has suddenly gotten warm in Chicago.

Becki's Whole Life said...

This is one of those desserts that you hate to admit how good it is. So simple but so much flavor - especially if you use fresh berries..yummy!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

I hear ya, but it looks like fun:@)

Country Dreaming said...

Sounds refreshing!


Patty (Patty's Pretty Things) said...

looks light and delicious and a pretty shade of pink! Thanks for the recipe!

Hovkonditorn said...

Looks delicious!

Gloria said...

OMy This look beautiful Mary, have a nice weekend!!

Simona Mastantuono said...

really great .. you can I say perfect? blessing simmy

Nash Nordin said...

Yum! They look so soft and fluffy!

Ms. Burrito said...

Looks so yummy!
Hope you'd come and link with me in my Color Connection meme through my PINK entry.

Ginny said...

I just printed this one. It is beautiful, easy, and perfect for summer. And we always have strawberries in the fridge.

Faith Hope Cherrytea said...

stunning !
Pink JoYs at FHC ~ Welcome!

Uz Astal said...


Uz Astal said...

very nice!

Merisi said...

Yummy! :-)

How come I feel as if I need to go to confession after visiting your blog? ;-)

Gabriela Delworth said...

HPS! this pie!


Angela said...

That is one of the prettiest pies I have ever seen. I have to try it!

Joops said...

the food looks so yummy.

Pink in the Sink. Have a lovely weekend.

My Little Space said...

Oh my goodness, this looks so mouthwatering. Your family is so lucky to have such a great chef and great mom & grandma at home. Hope you're having a fabulous weekend, Mary.

chubskulit said...


Pink Blooms, have a blessed Sunday!

Kit @ i-lostinausten said...

A beautiful dessert & delicious too with strawberries! Great treat for the summer! :)

Claudia said...

It's just so pretty. I have never mastered gelatin but it has a lightness of being that makes me want to try.

Joanne said...

That is an intense pie! seriously deep dish!

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