Strawberry Cream Cheese Pie
Strawberry laced sweetened cream cheese in an chocolate cookie crust, topped with fresh strawberries drizzled with melted semisweet chocolate.
1 (8-ounce) package light cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 (9-inch) chocolate cookie crumb crust
2 pint baskets fresh California strawberries, stemmed - divided use
2 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted
- In bowl beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Gradually beat in 3/4 cup of the strawberries, to crush. Spread mixture into chocolate cookie crumb crust.
- Arrange remaining strawberries upright over cheese layer and drizzle with melted chocolate. Chill. (Best served same day made.)
Makes 6 to 8 servings.
Adapted recipe and photograph provided courtesy California Strawberry Commission. ©2003 California Strawberry Commission. All rights reserved.