05/09/2018 Strawberry Glaze Pie

Strawberry Glaze Pie

Recipe Courtesy of Cindy Schumacher

9 inch baked pie shell
6 cups strawberries (1½ qts.)
1 cup sugar
3 Tbsp. cornstarch
½ cup water
1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened

Bake pie shell. Mash enough strawberries to measure 1 cup. Mix sugar and cornstarch in 2-quart saucepan. Stir in water and strawberries gradually. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute; cool.
Beat cream cheese until smooth; spread on bottom of pie shell. Fill shell with remaining strawberries; pour cooked strawberry mixture over top. Refrigerate until set, at least 3 hours.