• Pastry for single-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 cups fresh chopped unsweetened strawberries
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 2 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • 3 tablespoons butter


  • In a large saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in the strawberries; bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; cool for 15 minutes. Spread into shell; refrigerate.
  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until fluffy. Fold in whipped cream. Carefully spread over strawberry layer. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • In a microwave, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth.
  • Cool for 4-5 minutes. Pour over filling. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 6-8 servings.

You can us a homemade or purchased pie crust or the following recipe.


This recipe is good to substitute instead of a pie crust. you can do it in a pie pan if you don’t try to put it up over the edge and flute it like a pie crust, it is too delicate for that and it will break.


1 cup butter (no substitutions)

1/3 cup heavy cream

2 cups flour

Sugar to sprinkle

Mix the butter, heavy cream, and flour. Chill for 2 hours.

Roll the dough out into a circle, then fold it in half and gently lift it into the pie pan. Open it up to be a full circle again and fit it to the pan. Trim it off just at the top of the pan and sprinkle with sugar. Bake 5 minutes at 350° with pie weights or a smaller light weight pie tin over the dough to prevent it from bubbling. After 5 minutes remove the weights or pie tin which ever you used and continue baking until the crust is starting to brown slightly. This should take about 15 minutes.


Keep Smiling!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s