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Recipe by: Lisa Prince

Mile High Strawberry Pie

Thanks to Bill Leslie for sharing this delicious recipe.  But he is going to have to show me how you get all that delicious filling into one pie J  I suggest freezing the extra in individual dessert cups.

Servings: 8
Cook Time: Prep Time: 20 minutes; Total Time: 30 minutes plus 5 hours in freezer
Meal Type: Dessert
NC Ingredients: Strawberries

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cup of slivered almonds
9 inch deep dish pie shell, unbaked
cup fresh NC strawberries or 10 oz. pkg. of frozen but thawed berries
egg whites
Tablespoon of lemon juice
Cup of Sugar
teaspoon of vanilla
Cup of whipping cream - whipped


Press almonds into pie shell and bake until golden brown, about 10-12 minutes at 375 degrees.

Puree or mash strawberries.

Combine berries, egg whites, lemon juice, sugar and vanilla and beat until very stiff.

Fold in whipped cream.

Spoon into pie shell and freeze for at least five hours.

Remove from freezer 15 minutes before serving.


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