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Mile High Fresh Strawberry Pie


  • 1 refrigerated pie crust dough
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 6 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 large .06 oz. package strawberry jell-o
  • 2 lbs strawberries about 6 1/2 cups, de-stemmed and sliced
  • whipped cream for topping


  • Roll pie crust out and press into a 9 or 10 inch pie plate. Trim and crimp sides.
  • Bake pie shell according to package directions. Cool.
  • Bring water, sugar, and cornstarch to a boil in a large pot over medium heat.
  • Stir until thick and clear, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add strawberry jell-o powder and mix well.
  • Remove from heat and fold in sliced strawberries.
  • Pour into cooled pie shell.
  • Place in refrigerator until set, about 1-2 hours.
  • Slice and serve topped with a dollop of whipped cream.