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Strawberry Cream Pie

Strawberry Cream Pie

Strawberry Cream Pie



Strawberry Cream Pie
Strawberry Cream Pie
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  • 3 T. cornstarch
  • 2 T. flour
  • ¼ t. salt
  • 1 c. sugar, divided
  • 3 c. half and half
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 2 T. vanilla extract
  • 1 (9-oz.) pkg. chocolate wafer cookies or graham crackers
  • ½ (4-oz.) semisweet chocolate bar, chopped
  • ½ c. butter, melted
  • 1 qt. fresh strawberries
  • ¼ c. red currant jelly
  • 1 T. orange liqueur, optional
  1. Whisk together first 3 ingredients and ⅔ c. sugar in heavy saucepan.
  2. Whisk together half and half and yolks and vanilla. Gradually add to cornstarch mixture, whisking constantly.
  3. Bring to boil, whisking and cook for 1 minutes. Remove from heat and transfer to bowl and cover and chill for 24 hours.
  4. Preheat oven 350. In food processor pulse cookies and chocolate until finely crushed.
  5. In a bowl, combine cookie mixture, melted butter and remaining ⅓ c. sugar.
  6. Firmly press mixture into bottom and up sides and upon lip of lightly greased 9” pie plate.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes and cool completely.
  8. Spoon chilled mixture into curst. Cut strawberries in half and arrange around outer edge of pie (leave stems on if desired.) Hull and slice remaining berries and place in center of pie.
  9. Cook jelly in saucepan for 2-3 minutes or until melted. Remove from heat and stir in liqueur. Brush mixture gently over berries.
  10. Chill uncovered for at least 30 minutes before serving. After set, cover with plastic wrap.
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