Summer's Best Mini Strawberry Pies
Summer's Best Mini Strawberry Pies might just be one of the best things about this time of the year. They are small enough to enjoy yourself, but they also work wonders when brought as a potluck addition to a 4th of July party or other summertime bash. Made with super simple ingredients like lemon juice, cornstarch, sugar, and fresh strawberries, this recipe is so easy to make! It's made even easier when you buy a store-bought pie crust. However, if you're feeling adventurous or just know you prefer homemade pie crusts, try this easy recipe for How to Make a Pie Crust from Scratch and further impress all your friends. No matter how you slice it, these Mini Strawberry Pies are sure to be a hit no matter the occasion.
Yields3 mini pies
Cooking Time15 min
- 3 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 cup water
- 3 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
- 1 Store-bought pie crust
Line three mini pie pans with pie crust. Poke with fork and bake at 425 degrees F for 5 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.
In a small saucepan over medium heat combine cornstarch, sugar, lemon juice, and water.
Bring to a boil and simmer until thickened. Add in the sliced strawberries, and stir and let thicken for another 5 minutes.
Pour in to the pie shell. Top with more pie crust, cut into with a knife to make a star shape. Brush with butter and sprinkle with sugar.
Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.
Serve with vanilla ice cream and fresh strawberries.