Nothing tastes better on a warm summer day than a cool, frozen dessert. Mom’s Frozen Strawberry Pie brings back fond childhood memories of summer days spent playing outside all day. I loved coming home to enjoy a piece of mom’s delicious pie, a refreshing treat to beat the heat. This pie is a great treat for warm weather dinner parties, because it can be made up to 2 months ahead – another great trick mom taught me about cooking and entertaining.

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Frozen Strawberry Pie

  • Author: By Lee Clayton Roper
  • Yield: 16 servings; makes 2 9-inch pies 1x
  • Category: desserts, frozen, make ahead



  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups chopped fresh strawberries*
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup whipping cream


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a food processor, combine the flour, walnuts, and brown sugar and process until well blended and nuts are finely chopped.
  3. Stir in the melted butter.
  4. Press 3/4 of mixture into the bottom of 2 (9-inch) pie pans (or one 13- by 9-inch baking pan) and place remaining 1/4 of mixture into a shallow baking dish.
  5. Bake crusts and topping, stirring often, 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
  6. Set aside to cool.
  7. In a large mixing bowl, combine strawberries, granulated sugar, salt, egg whites and lemon juice.
  8. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 20 minutes (yes, 20 minutes—this isn’t a typo!).
  9. In a large bowl, whip cream with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form and fold into strawberry mixture.
  10. Spread on top of crust in pan(s).
  11. Sprinkle top with remaining crumb mixture.
  12. Freeze for at least 24 hours.
  13. Place in refrigerator to soften before serving.


Make ahead: Pies can be made up to 2 months ahead and kept frozen.

*Can substitute 1 (10-ounce) package frozen and reduce granulated sugar to 2/3 cup


Lee Clayton Roper


I’m Lee Clayton Roper, and I’m passionate about making cooking and entertaining easy, elegant and fun. Here you’ll find scrumptious recipes, helpful tips and seasonal menus that will spark inspiration in your kitchen!
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