Fresh Strawberry Pie
1 9″ pie shell, baked
1 quart fresh strawberries, washed and hulled
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
Take a little more than half of the berries and mash them in a bowl with sugar and cornstarch. Place the mixture in a double boiler and cook until it thickens and becomes a glaze. Remove from heat. Take all but 4 of the remaining berries and slice them lengthwise. Place slice berries on the bottom of the cooked pie crust. Pour cooked berries over and let set. When completely cool and ready to serve, cover entire top with whipped cream. Dip the last 4 berries in confectioners sugar and use to garnish the pie.