Strawberry Basil Pie

Strawberries + Basil = Summer

Easy + No Bake (almost) = Vacation

Summer vacation in a pie crust…

strawberry basil pie

I love cooking, so I have no problem cooking on vacation.  It gives me time to try new things and not be rushed.  But sometime simple wins.

strawberry basil pie

There is no time like summer for simple, easy, no bake (almost), and flavorful!

Strawberry Basil Pie
Recipe Type: Dessert
Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 35 mins
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 1 pie crust
  • 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese (reduced fat), softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 oz. container whipped topping
  • 1 lb. fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1/3 cup basil leaves, sliced in thin strips
Instructions
  1. Bake pie crust
  2. Beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the powdered sugar and vanilla; blend well. Add whipped topping to the cream cheese mixture and blend until smooth.
  3. Spread cream cheese mixture into cooled pie crust.
  4. Toss strawberries and basil, spread on top of cream cheese.
  5. Chill and serve.

 

Vacation makes everything taste better.

5 comments

  1. Biz says:

    I cook a lot too on vacation – the pace is slower and I don’t feel like I am rushed. Got an email from your sister Jody – have fun with your sistas! 😀

  2. Jilly says:

    The beach sounds wonderful. We will be there next week! The pie looks delicious, I am adding that to the list for next week!

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