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Strawberry pie

This is a great time in Florida. We are in strawberry season. I came home with a flat of freshly pick berries from the farmers market, and just had to make something different. We had strawberry pancakes, strawberry syrup, strawberries with biscuits, strawberries on cereal, I think you get the idea. Our friends invited us to a cook out, so I felt I need to bring something, so I baked a pie.
A lot of online recipes call for a lot of sugar, but these berries were so sweet, I didn't think it need very much.

Ingredients:
2 ready made pie shells
5 cups  halved strawberries
1/2 cup mashed strawberries
1/4 cup sugar
1 pack of unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup of water.

Begin preheating your oven to 425 degrees. Add a pie chain to your crust, or use a fork to made several small holes in the bottom. This will keep the bottom of the crust from bubbling. Bake for about 12 to 15 minutes until crust just starts to brown. Remove crust and allow to cool slightly.
Add the gelatin to the water and allow to dissolve. Add water mixture, sugar, and mashed strawberries to a small pan and bring to a boil for five minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
Add halved berries to pie crust, and cover with getatin mixture. Don't over fill. Cover with top and add slits to allow steam to escape. Place pie on cookie sheet and bake 35 to 40 minutes, or until top is golden brown. Allow to cool at least 30  minutes, slice and enjoy.

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