Big Boy Strawberry Pie

This brings back memories. Growing up, we got to eat at the Big Boy. If it was a special occasion, we would get to order a piece of the legendary Big Boy Strawberry Pie. And I do mean legendary. So good!

Big Boy Strawberry Pie

Big Boy Strawberry Pie

2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
ΒΌ teaspoon red food coloring
1/2 package strawberry gelatin
1 quart strawberries rinsed, stemmed, dried, and cut in half
1 baked 9 inch pie shell, cooled
1 pint whipped cream

Blend cornstarch and sugar together.

Combine that mixture in saucepan with the food coloring and water.

Cook over low/medium, stirring until the mixture begins to thicken. This should take 3 to 5 minutes.

Remove from heat. Add gelatin. Stir it in until it is fully dissolved.

Mix the strawberries in the gelatin before pouring them into the pie shell. Pour the strawberry/gelatin mixture into a pie shell.

Let the pie chill 2 or 3 hours in your refrigerator. Garnish with whipped cream.