Festive and patriotic, mini No-Bake Berry Pies are bursting with a citrus kissed strawberry filling and crowned with fresh blueberries. A red white and blue dessert that's a perfect addition on your July 4th menu.
Berry Pies Recipe
No-Bake Sweet Berry Pies will be the perfect ending to your holiday celebration!
A simple-to-make strawberry filling kissed with a hint of citrus and crowned with fresh blueberries will surely look festive and patriotic on your table.
Brimming with red, white and blue color, our no bake mini fruit tarts are a snap to make.
Fresh strawberries, orange zest and sugar combine with water and cornstarch to make an simple no bake pie filling. Just like a jello pie but you control the amount of sugar. I like that!
And how much better can this dessert get? Did someone say store bought crusts?
An easy fruit pie with a premade crust that's filled with juicy fresh berries of the season! Now that’s much better than making your own pie crust, agree?Because when it’s hot outside, it’s time to make no bake desserts!
Prefer a bigger no-bake pie? Our strawberry filling will also fit into 1 (6 ounce) full size graham cracker crust!
Change the zest to lemon or lime for a different hint of citrus.
Even better, make it a triple berry pie and add raspberries too!
Bursting with the fresh flavors of a strawberry filling with a hint of orange, Our mixed berry pie is a quick and easy mini fruit tart recipe you’ll definitely want on your menu.
How to make berry pies
Scroll down for the full recipe instructions and ingredient amounts in the recipe card below
- Mash 1 cup strawberries. Quarter remaining strawberries and set aside.
- Combine mashed strawberries, sugar, water and cornstarch in a saucepot and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
- Reduce heat and simmer until thickened.
- Remove from heat and stir in zest and reserved quartered strawberries.
- Spoon strawberry mixture into 12 mini graham cracker crusts.
- Refrigerate until set, about 2 hours.
- Pipe whipped topping around edges and top with blueberries.
How to store jello pie
To store your mini jello pies, cover loosely with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Red White and Blue Desserts
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
- Change the orange zest to lemon or lime for a your favorite hint of citrus.
- Make it big! Fill a 6-ounce full size graham cracker crust with our fruit filling
- Make the filling mixed berry and use a combination of your favorite fresh berries
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Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- strawberries - juicy and sweet
- sugar - you can control the amount of sugar
- water - combines with sugar
- cornstarch - gives a jello-like consistency
- orange zest - bright citrus flavor
- mini graham cracker crusts - store bought make it easy!
- whipped topping - the crowning glory
- blueberries - plump and juicy
Recipes for your Barbecue Menu
Let's round out your menu with these recipes that will make your July 4th celebration fabulously delicious, shall we?
I love to kick things off with a cocktail and my cocktail of choice is a wine slushy with just two ingredients! A bottle of sangria and your favorite frozen berries are all it takes to whirl up a Berry Sangria Slushy, your favorite childhood summertime beverage, with an adult twist of course! and you'll love it’s deep intense flavor and the beauty of it’s gorgeous color.
Everyone loves a dip and Bacon & Caramelized Onion Dip is a guaranteed hit! Onions slowly caramelize making them sweet and tender giving our Bacon & Caramelized Onion Dip a richness like no other onion dip. Add crispy bacon to create a flavor combination that is to die for! This homemade onion dip will definitely become a family favorite and the star of your party!
Fire up the grill for Chili Spiced Chicken topped with a cilantro lime scented gremolata and finished with a drizzle of fresh lime juice.
Prefer burgers? Then Bruschetta Burgers With Crispy Prosciutto are the way to go! Crispy prosciutto combines with sundried tomatoes and ground beef to make the most flavorful burgers! And just when you think these burgers can’t get any more flavorful we add in a Lemon Basil Aioli and top it all with a Bruschetta Topping bursting with fresh summer flavors!
And don't forget the corn on the cob! Just throw Grilled Corn With Tomato Basil Butter on the grill for a sweet caramelized flavor. Add a homemade Tomato Basil Butter and your corn will be lip-smackin’ good!
Quinoa Caprese is a versatile side dish of fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and basil tossed with quinoa…..the true flavors of summer!
A salad tossed in a light coating of Honey Orange Balsamic Vinaigrette will it's perfect balance of sweetness with the crisp edginess of citrus notes round out your menu.
Festive and patriotic mini No-Bake Berry Pies are bursting with a citrus kissed strawberry filling and crowned with fresh blueberries.
Mash 1 cup strawberries. Quarter remaining strawberries and set aside.
In medium saucepot combine mashed strawberries, sugar, water and cornstarch and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring frequently.
Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until thickened, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat and stir in zest and reserved quartered strawberries.
Spoon strawberry mixture into 12 mini graham cracker crusts.
Refrigerate until set, at least 2 hours.
Pipe whipped topping around edges and top with blueberries.
Makes 12 mini tartlets.
*Strawberry filling will also fit into 1 (6 ounce) full size graham cracker crust!
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