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Mile High Strawberry Pie

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Ingredients
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Milk 3 Tablespoon
  Strawberries 3 Quart, washed, and sliced (hulled)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Preheat oven to 425°.
In a medium bowl, cut butter into flour and sugar.
Add milk.
Form into a soft dough.
Using fingers, pat into a 10-inch pie pan.
Flute edges.
Pierce entire crust with a fork.
Bake at 425° for about 12 minutes, or until golden brown.
Cool.
Use blender to puree enough berries to make one cup of puree.
Reserve rest of fruit in the refrigerator.
In a heavy pot, mix together sugar and cornstarch.
Add water and strawberry puree.
Heat, stirring constantly, until thick and bubbling.
Remove from heat.
Add lemon juice.
Chill completely.
Toss reserved fruit with chilled puree.
Pile into cooled pie shell.
Serve with a tremendous amount of freshly whipped cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Strawberry
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes

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