Easy Strawberry Pie

Ingredients                        

  • 1 cup sugar 
  • 1.25 cups water 
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch 
  • 0.25 cup strawberry gelatin powder (recommend Jello)
  • 4 cups fresh strawberries, halved
  • 1 9-inch baked pie crust
  • sweetened whipped cream (optional)

Directions

  1. Bring sugar, water and cornstarch to a boil over medium heat.
  2. Cook stirring constantly for 1 minute or until thickened.
  3. Stir in strawberry gelatin until dissolved.
  4. Remove from heat; chill 2 hours.
  5. Arrange strawberries in pastry shell and pour gelatin mixture over.
  6. Cover and chill 2-4 hours.
  7. Serve pie with whipped cream if desired.

Homemade Strawberry Fruit Roll-ups

Ingredients:

1 pint fresh strawberries diced

Sugar (enough to sweeten) * can substitute honey!

Lemon juice (optional)

Instructions:

1.Preheat oven to 170 degrees F

2. Line a large baking sheet with a baking mat or parchment paper.

3. Place strawberries in food processor until blended.

4. Add enough sugar to sweeten and a splash of lemon juice (if desired)

5. Pour into prepared pan and spread out into a thin, even layer.

6. Bake for 4 hours or until the center is set.

7. Remove from oven and let cool.

8. Carefully peel up the fruit roll-up and place the sticky, smooth side on parchment paper.

9. Cut to size so that you have an even rectangle to work with.

10. Cut into 2 inch strips and roll-up firmly

11. Store in airtight container.