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Strawberry Dessert Picks!

Looking for something sweet to add to the upcoming holiday celebrations? We have three picks to boost the flavor of your menu.
Strawberry Pie
Looking for something different, try this Strawberry Pie recipe. It will be the hit of the menu. Simple but tasty nonetheless!

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Ingredients

1 (9 inch) Pie Crust

1 quart of Strawberries

1 cup of sugar

3 tablespoons of cornstarch

3/4 cup of water

1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream

 

Directions

  1. Arrange half of strawberries in baked pastry shell. Mash remaining berries and combine with sugar in a medium saucepan. Place saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and water. Gradually stir cornstarch mixture into boiling strawberry mixture. Reduce heat and simmer mixture until thickened, about 10 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour mixture over berries in pastry shell. Chill for several hours before serving. In a small bowl, whip cream until soft peaks form. Serve each slice of pie with a dollop of whipped cream.
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Strawberry Shortcake
Source: Tasteofhome.com

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Strawberry Shortcake is an old-time favorite and this recipe promises good things for a hungry sweet-tooth.

Ingredients


2/3 Cup Sugar

1/4 Teaspoon Salt

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

1-1/2 Cup All Purpose Flour

2 Teaspoons Baking Powder

1/2 Cup Milk

Whipped Cream

1-1/2 Cup Quarts fresh or Frozen Strawberries

Directions

  1. In a bowl, cream sugar and shortening. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Combine dry ingredients and add alternately with milk to the creamed mixture. Spread in a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes. Cool on wire rack. 
  2. Cut into nine servings. Split each serving horizontally and fill with whipped cream and strawberries. Replace top of cake; garnish with more berries and a dollop of whipped cream. Serve immediately.
Strawberry Angel Cookies
Source: MyRecipes.com
Looking to keep it simple and sweet. Consider this Strawberry Angel Cookies recipe which could be prepared in as little as thirty minutes.
 
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Ingredients

Non-Stick Cooking Spray    

1 (16 oz.) package Pillsbury® Angel Food Cake
3/4 cup Smucker's® Strawberry Sugar Free Preserves OR Smucker's® Low Sugar™ Reduced Sugar Strawberry Preserves
3 tablespoons mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions

1. HEAT oven to 325°F. Coat baking sheet with no-stick cooking spray.

 

2. BEAT together cake mix and preserves (do not add water) at low speed of electric mixer 1 minute or until evenly moistened. Continue to beat an additional 1 minute. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto prepared baking sheet.

 

3. BAKE 10 to 12 minutes or until tops are just lightly browned. Cool 1 minute on baking sheet. Place on cooling rack to cool completely. Cookies will be soft and chewy.