Fluffy Strawberry Pie with Pretzel Crust

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 9 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Ingredients

Pretzel Crust

1 1/4
cups crushed pretzels
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted

Pie

3/4
cup boiling water
1
package (4-serving size) Jell-O™ strawberry-flavored gelatin
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
1/4
cup lime juice
1 1/2
cups whipping (heavy) cream
3/4
cup powdered sugar
2
cups strawberries, slightly crushed
Chocolate-covered strawberries, if desired

Directions

Directions

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix all crust ingredients. Press mixture firmly against bottom and side of 9-inch glass pie plate.
  • 2 In large bowl, pour boiling water on gelatin; stir until gelatin is dissolved. Stir in lime peel and lime juice. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until very thick but not set.
  • 3 Beat gelatin mixture with electric mixer on high speed about 4 minutes or until thick and fluffy; set aside. In chilled large bowl, beat whipping cream and powdered sugar on high speed until stiff peaks form. Fold whipped cream and crushed strawberries into gelatin mixture. Pour into crust.
  • 4 Refrigerate about 8 hours or until set. Garnish with chocolate-covered strawberries. Store covered in refrigerator.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Raspberry-flavored gelatin can be substituted for the strawberry-flavored gelatin, and 2 cups fresh raspberries (no need to crush) can be used instead of the strawberries.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400.5
Calories from Fat
260
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21.0g
32%
Saturated Fat
12.6g
63%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
61.3mg
20%
Sodium
446.0mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
50.9g
17%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
21.3g
Protein
4.5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
59.10%
59%
Calcium
3.80%
4%
Iron
10.30%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.