Fresh Strawberry Cream Pie: Sugar Free

By 2catty

  • 1 quart fresh strawberries

  • 1 tbs. Equal Spoonful*

  • Pastry for single-crust 9-inch pie, baked

  • 1 1/2 (12)-ouce) packages reduced-fat cream cheese, softened

  • 1/2 cup banill-flavored light nonfat yogurt

  • 6 tablespoons Equal Spoonful**

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • Glaze (optional):

  • 2/3 cup unsweetened apple juice

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch

  • 3 tablespoons Equal Spoonful***

  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract

  • Few drops red food coloring

  1. For Pie Filling: remove stems form several strawberries and slice to make 1 cup. Toss with 1 tablespoon equal. Set aside.

  2. Beat cream cheese, yogurt, 6 tablespoons Equal and 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice in mizing bowl on medium speed of mixer until smooth and well blended. Spread half of cream cheese mixture over bottom of baked pie crust. Top with sliced strawberries. Cover with remaining cream cheese mixture.

  3. Remove stems from all but 1 large strawberry. Cut berries lengthwise in half. Place, cut side down, over cream cheese micture, around outer edge of pie crust, with pointed end of berry gacing center of pie. Make several thin slits in last whole berry starting near top and going to pointed end. Press gently with fingers to form a "fan". Place in center of pie. If not using Glaze, refrigerate pie at least 4 hours before serving.

  4. For Glaze: Combine apple juice, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Cool and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Stir in 3 tablespoons Equal, almond extract and red food color. spoon over strawberries and top of pie. Refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving.

Nutritional Facts

Carbs...13 g
cholesterol...20 mg

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6 replies

pinky - 37350
pinky - 37350 2009-04-20 05:45:06 -0500 Report

i'm gonna try this one for supper tonight,we haven't found to many dessert recipes we can have up untill now,thanks,pinky

Avera 2008-11-30 20:58:44 -0600 Report

After reading the recipe I thought this would have lots more carbs. I was really surprised it has so few. I am surely going to try this one. It looks easy to make.