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Strawberry Icebox Pie with Almond Crust Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dorothy Thrasher-Smith
Added: Sunday, May 10, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust
1 cup almonds, toasted
1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup sugar
6 tbsp butter, melted

Filling
5 cups quartered hulled strawberries (about 24 oz)
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 tsp grated orange peel

Directions:
Directions:
For Crust:
Position rack in center of preheated oven to 350 degrees. Butter 9 inch glass pie plate. Coarsely chop almonds in food processor. Add graham cracker crumbs and sugar; process until finely ground. Add butter; process until evenly moistened. Press crumb mixture onto bottom and sides of pie plate. Bake crust until set, about 12 minutes. Cool completely on rack.

For Filling:
Place 2 cups strawberries in medium saucepan. Mash strawberries with potato masher until chunky. Add sugar, cornstarch, and lemon juice. Stir over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves and mixture boils and thickens about 3 minutes. Transfer mixture to bowl. Cool to room temperature. Stir in remaining 3 cups stawberries and grated orange peel. Mound filling in crust. Chill pie until cold and set, at least 2 hours and up to 6 hours.
Serve with whipped cream

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 - 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1+ hour

 

 

 

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