By Myrna Nisenbaum
- Prep time: 30 minutes
- Servings: 8
- 9-inch pre-baked pie crust, homemade or store-bought
- 4 ounces cream cheese
- 1-2 drops milk
- 1½-2 quarts fresh strawberries, rinsed and hulled
- ¼ cup cornstarch
- ¼ cup water
- 1 cup sugar
- 8 ounces heavy whipping cream
Cook strawberries, sugar, cornstarch, and water over the stove, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and turns transparent. Let cool.
Soften cream cheese with a drop or two of milk and stir until smooth for spreading on the bottom and sides of a pre-baked crust.
Pour strawberry mixture into pie over cream cheese spread. Top the pie with freshly whipped cream and garnish with a strawberry on top.
Refrigerate for an hour or two before serving.