Strawberries and Cream Pie Recipe

Bring this strawberry pie to your next event and find out why it’s the fruit treat most likely to disappear off the dessert table.

Strawberries and Cream Pie RecipeTaste of Home

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  • 1 cup (6 oz.) semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 3 tsp. shortening, divided
  • 1 graham cracker crust (10 in.)
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar

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  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 carton (8 oz.) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, halved
  • 1/2 cup seedless strawberry jam

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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a microwave, melt 3/4 cup chocolate chips and 2 teaspoons shortening; stir until smooth. Brush over crust. Refrigerate until firm.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, sour cream and vanilla until smooth. Fold in whipped topping. Spoon into crust. Refrigerate for 1 hour.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Arrange strawberries over pie. In a microwave, heat jam until melted; brush over the top. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Melt remaining chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over pie. Refrigerate until chilled.[/step-item]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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