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Tropical Strawberry Pie

Tropical Strawberry Pie

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep 30 mins
  • Chill 3 hrs

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Pin~a colada meets berries in a recipe from reader Linda Pint of New Prague, Minnesota.


  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, divided
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 4-serving-size package regular coconut cream pudding mix (not instant)
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 8 - ounce can pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 9 - inch baked pastry shell
  • Sweetened whipped cream
  • Toasted shredded coconut


  1. In a food processor or blender, place 1 cup of the strawberries. Cover and process or blend till finely chopped.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in chopped strawberries and the water. Cook and stir over medium heat till thickened and bubbly; remove from heat and cool.
  3. Prepare pudding mix as directed on package using 1 1/2 cups milk. Stir pineapple into warm pudding and pour into pastry shell. Halve remaining strawberries and arrange over the filling in 2 to 3 rows around the outer edge of the pie. Top pie with strawberry mixture. Loosely cover and chill 3 hours or till firm. Top each serving with whipped cream and toasted coconut. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Tropical Strawberry Pie)

Servings Per Recipe 8, vit. C (mg) 24, carb. (g) 47, Fat, total (g) 18, sodium (mg) 190, sugar (g) 28, Potassium (mg) 177, calcium (mg) 71, cal. (kcal) 359, iron (mg) 1, pro. (g) 4, vit. A (IU) 292, Niacin (mg) 1, sat. fat (g) 9, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Monounsaturated fat (g) 6, Folate (µg) 44, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, fiber (g) 2, Thiamin (mg) 0, chol. (mg) 24, Riboflavin (mg) 0

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