Mrs. Durgen's Strawberry Pie

Double Crust to make 2 pies

2 cups flour
1 t. salt
2/3 plus cup Crisco
1/2 c. cold water

Mix flour and salt.  Add Crisco using a pastry blender or fork.  When completely mixed, add cold water and blend thoroughly.  Divide crust in two and roll each out between two pieces of waxed paper.  Remove top waxed paper and form into 9 inch pie pan.
Bake creust at 400 degrees for 10 minutes.


2 PUS cups strawberries (whole or sliced) to fill the bottom of each pie crust.
2 PLUS cups of crushed strawberries
2 C. water
2 C. sugar
8 T. corn starch
2 T. lemon juice

In baked crust, place sliced or whole strawberries

Pre-mixed, corn starch with small amount of water, for thickening.
In a pre-cooked 9 inch pie shell, place strawberry halves or wholes, filling up the botto of the crust.
Bring crushed strawberries, water, and sugar to a boil, and stir until clear and thick.
Stir in corn starch thickener.
Add lemon juice

Pour over sliced whole strawberries and refrigerate
Top with whipped cream or ice cream


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