Our Favorite Heavenly Berry Pie
Recipe by Susan Butler; slightly adjusted by the Washington Family
Assemble crust & filling a day ahead and top with strawberries and chocolate drizzle just before serving. This is sure to become a family favorite!
1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
3 Tablespoons sugar
1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 package (8oz) cream cheese
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup whipping cream, whipped
1 pint (or more!) fresh picked strawberries, washed, hulled & sliced
2 Tablespoons semisweet chocolate morsels
1 teaspoon butter or margarine
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Spray 9-inch pie pan with nonstick cooking spray.
To make crust, combine cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter. Mix well and press firmly onto sides and bottom or prepared pie pan.
Bake 10 minutes. Cool completely.
To make filling, beat cream cheese on medium speed with an electric mixer until light & fluffy. Add brown sugar & vanilla, mixing well. Fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture; spoon into prepared crust. Refrigerate 8 hours.
Cut slice of pie, pour fresh sliced strawberries over pie. Combine 2 Tablespoons chocolate morsels and butter. Melt in Microwave or in saucepan over low heat; stir and drizzle over strawberries on pie. Enjoy!!!