Strawberries and Cream Pie

Inspired by recipes for cheesecake and cream pies, this heavenly whipped cream-cream cheese filling nestles beneath fresh strawberries and drizzled chocolate. If you wish, substitute raspberries or blueberries, or a combination.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/3
cup sugar
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1
cup whipping cream
2
pints (4 cups) strawberries

Garnish

1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
tablespoon shortening
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Make pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell using 9-inch glass pie pan or 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom. If using tart pan, trim edge if necessary. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 2 In large bowl with electric mixer, beat cream cheese on medium speed until fluffy. Gradually beat in sugar and almond extract until well blended.
  • 3 In small bowl with electric mixer, beat whipping cream on high speed until soft peaks form. Fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture. Spoon into cooled baked shell.
  • 4 Arrange strawberries, pointed side up, over cream cheese mixture. Refrigerate while preparing garnish.
  • 5 In 1-quart saucepan, melt chocolate chips and shortening over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. Drizzle over strawberries and cream cheese mixture. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until set. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    11g,
    11%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    160mg
    160%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    23g
    23%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    13g
    13%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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