Frozen strawberry pie is makes two attractive pies using store bought chocolate crumb crust and can be made ahead. I serve each slice with a dollop of whipped cream, a strawberry and chocolate curls. From Awynne Thurstenson of Siloam Springs Arkansas.
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups chopped fresh strawberries
1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping,
1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
2 chocolate crumb crusts (9 inches)
Chocolate curls, optional
In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth.
Beat in the strawberries. Fold in the whipped topping and pecans. Pour into crusts.
Cover and freeze for 3-4 hours or until firm.
Remove from the freezer 15-20 minutes before serving.
Garnish with chocolate curls, if desired. Yield: 2 pies (6 servings each).
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