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Summer Berry Pie

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. + chilling

Makes

2 pies (8 servings each)

Mom puts luscious fresh blueberries, strawberries and raspberries to great use in this cool, refreshing pie. A super dessert on a hot day, it provides a nice light ending to a hearty meal. -Judi Messina, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 6 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 cups cold water
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) raspberry or strawberry gelatin
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries
  • 2 graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • 4 cups whipped topping
  • Fresh mint and additional sliced strawberries

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and water until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Stir in gelatin until dissolved. Refrigerate for 15-20 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken.
  2. Stir in the berries. Pour into crusts and chill until set. Garnish with whipped topping, mint and strawberries.
Graham cracker crust (9 inches)
Graham cracker crust (9 inches): Combine 1-1/2 cups crushed graham cracker crumbs (24 squares), 1/4 sugar and 1/3 cup melted butter. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of an ungreased 9-in. pie plate. Bake at 375 until lightly browned, 8-10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack before filling.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 282 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 134mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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