Every year I try to make some festive desserts. Usually cupcakes, cookies or filled watermelons. This year I thought everyone would enjoy cheese pie since its easy to throw together and refreshing. Wishing all my readers a safe Holiday weekend.
4th of July Cheesecake Pie Recipe
What you will need
Sliced fruit strawberries washed and dried
Strawberry and Blueberries jams or syrups
2- 9 inch store bought or my
homemade deep dish pie crusts CLICK HERE baked and cooled
For the Top:
Star cookie cutter
crimping tool for finished edges for the pie crust
2 packages cheesecake pudding pie filling mix made to package instructions (if you can find it use vanilla and add 6 tablespoons when completed of cream cheese to it)
3 tablespoon whipped cream cheese
Bake pie shell crust and cool.
On a floured board cut out strips of pie crusts with a crimping tool to make ten strips. Place on Parchment paper lined cookie sheet. Bake around 11 minutes on 350 degree oven till edges start to get brown. Cool completely.
Make 10 small cookie cutter stars. Place on the parchment paper. Bake at 350 until edges start to brown. Around 11 minutes. Cool completely.
In the mean time make pudding to package instructions set aside.
Slice the strawberries (around 1 quart). Wash blueberries set aside blotted dry.
Pour the filling into both crusts divided evenly.
Arrange fruit on top. Warm the jam in the microwave around 30 seconds. Brush each fruit with coordinating jam flavors. Arrange star on top and strips of baked pie crust for garnish.
For more festive idea's see below:
4th of July Roundup
4th of July 2012
4th of July Recipe Ideas
Memorial Day Foods