Scrumptious Strawberry Pie Bars
Delicious whipped cream and ripe strawberries on a golden graham cracker crust. YUM! My mom can't get enough. Eat within 4 days.
- Serves: 1 person
- cooking spray
- 9graham crackers, crushed
- ⅓cup butter, melted
- ⅓cup white sugar
- 2teaspoons shortening, softened
- ½teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1½ cups heavy whipping cream
- 6tablespoons confectioners' sugar
- 1tablespoon vanilla extract
- 1pound fresh strawberries, sliced
- 2tablespoons strawberry syrup, or to taste
Step 1Place a large metal bowl and beaters from an electric mixer in the freezer.
Step 2Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease an 8-inch square pan with cooking spray.
Step 3Mix crushed graham crackers, butter, white sugar, shortening, and cinnamon in a bowl until well blended. Press into the prepared pan to make crust.
Step 4Bake crust in the preheated oven until set, about 7 minutes. Let cool, about 5 minutes. Refrigerate for 10 minutes. Transfer to the freezer and chill until cool to the touch.
Step 5Beat heavy cream in chilled bowl with an electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. Beat in confectioners' sugar 1 tablespoon at a time. Add vanilla extract; continue to beat until stiff peaks form.
Step 6Arrange 1 layer of strawberries over chilled crust. Add 1 layer of whipped cream. Repeat with a second layer of strawberries and whipped cream. Top with remaining strawberries. Drizzle strawberry syrup on top.
Step 7Refrigerate pie until set, about 1 hour. Cut into 9 pieces before serving.