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A healthy make-over of my Mom’s famous strawberry pie. A sugar cookie crust topped with a luscious cream cheese layer and topped with piles of strawberries. This recipe is low carb, sugar free, and a Trim Healthy Mama S Fuel.
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Growing up, our family always looked forward to strawberry season. That meant Mama would be making her delicious strawberry pies. Did we fight over the last piece? Well, I don’t know if we need to have that discussion. But I will tell you that my family had some arguing over the last pieces of the make-over pie!
I will warn you. You may want to double the recipe to make TWO pies instead of just one. Every time I have made this it has disappeared within HOURS! Truly!
My Mom’s original recipe used a traditional pie crust, a cream cheese and cool whip layer, topped with sliced strawberries and red strawberry glaze. I tried to re-create the glaze by using gelatin to make a glaze, but it didn’t work so well. I actually prefer to just use sliced fresh strawberries (and its less steps and fewer ingredients)! That sounds like a winner to me!
So, what do you need for this delicious pie?
1/4 Cup Melted Butter
3 Tablespoons Water
1/2 Cup + 1 Tablespoon Baking Blend
1 Tablespoon Gentle Sweet (Or your favorite powdered sweetener)
8 oz Softened Cream Cheese
2 Tablespoons Gentle Sweet (Or your favorite powdered sweetener)
1/2 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream
2 Cups Fresh Sliced Strawberries
If you do not have the THM Baking Blend, you can use an equal mix of coconut flour, almond flour, and flax meal.
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- 1/4 Cup Melted Butter
- 1/2 Cup + 1 Tablespoon Baking Blend
- 1 Tablespoon Gentle Sweet Or your favorite powdered sweetener
- 3 Tablespoons Water
- 8 oz Softened Cream Cheese
- 2 Tablespoons Gentle Sweet Or your favorite powdered sweetener
- 1/2 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream
- 2 Cups Fresh Sliced Strawberries
- Preheat oven to 350.
- In a medium bowl, mix melted butter with Baking Blend, Gentle Sweet, and water. (You should have very soft, wet dough).
- Working carefully, pat dough into a greased 9 inch pie pan and part way up the sides.
- Prick the crust all over with a fork (to keep crust from bubbling).
- Bake for 12 minutes.
- Let cool completely.
- In a large mixing bowl, beat softened cream cheese until smooth.
- Add heavy whipping cream and Gentle Sweet and beat for a couple of minutes until mixture begins to stiffen.
- Spread cream cheese mixture into prepared pie crust.
- Top with sliced strawberries.
- Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
- Slice into 8 pieces and serve.
|Amount Per Serving|
% Daily Value
Total Fat 21g
Saturated Fat 13g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 8g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Vitamin A 14%
Vitamin C undefined%