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Light Strawberry Pie- A MUST in the Summer in this house :)

For the Crust:

Preheat oven to 350

1 Package of Graham Crackers, finely crushed in the food processor

1/4 cup Butter, (half stick) melted

1/4 cup Granulated Sugar

In a bowl, add together crushed graham crackers, sugar, and melted butter, mixing with a fork. Press into an ungreased 9inch Pie Dish. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Let cool COMPLETELY before adding the pie filling.

For the Filling:

2 containers of Fresh Strawberries, washed and sliced

1 8oz container of Cool Whip

2 cups ice cubes

2/3 cup of boiling water

1 (3oz) package of Strawberry JELL-O

Boil water and pour 2/3 into a measuring cup and whisk in jello packet until dissolved. Add ice cubes and stir (using a whisk) constantly until gelatin is thickened, about 2-3 minutes. Remove any un-melted ice. Using a whisk, blend in Cool Whip, and mix thoroughly. Fold in Fruit. Chill if necessary, until mixture will "mound" up. I like to chill it for 5-7 minutes in the fridge before, so isn't running over the sides of the pie dish. Spoon into crust and Chill for 3 hours, no shortcuts or it won't hold up! :) Enjoy! This works with other fruit as well, blueberry jell-o and fresh blueberries, raspberries, or your favorite fruit flavor!

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