Mini Strawberry Pies with Sugar Cookie Crust (Video)
    Servings Prep Time
    12pies 30minutes
    Cook Time
    20minutes
    Servings Prep Time
    12pies 30minutes
    Cook Time
    20minutes
    The best strawberry pie filling nestled in easy soft, buttery, sugar cookie crusts make the most adorable, crowd pleasing and delicious Mini Strawberry Pies! And they are make ahead for stress free entertaining!
    Ingredients
    • 116 oz. package Pillsbury refrigerated sugar cookie dough
    Strawberry Filling
    • 2pounds strawberrieshulled, halved divided
    • 1/2cup water
    • 1/3cup sugar
    • 1 1/2tablespoons cornstarch
    • 1Pinch salt
    • 3tablespoons strawberry gelatin (powdered Jell-O)
    • 2teaspoons lemon juice
    Whipped Cream
    • 1cup heavy whipping cream
    • 2tablespoons sugar
    Instructions
    Sugar Cookie Pie Crust
    1. NOTE – Sugar Cookie Pie Crusts can be made first and stored in an airtight container once cooled (up to 24 hours in advance) or made and cooled right before filling with strawberries.
    2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
    3. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray with FLOUR or grease and flour your pan. Cut cookie dough into 12 even slices and press into the bottom and about 2/3 up the sides of prepared muffin cups.*
    4. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until edges are barely golden. Let cool 5 minutes then gently transfer to a wire rack to cool completely (about 20 minutes). If your mini crusts don’t cave in the center after cooling, then gently press the insides down with the bottom of a tablespoon.
    Strawberry Glaze
    1. Add 1 cup roughly chopped strawberries and 1/2 cup water to a blender and puree until smooth, scraping down sides as needed.
    2. Add puree to a small saucepan along with cornstarch, sugar and a pinch of salt. Cook over medium high heat, stirring constantly, until thickened, being careful not to over-thicken (or your glaze will be more like Jell-O consistency once cooled). Transfer to a large bowl and stir in Jell-O and lemon juice. Cool to room temperature. Set aside.
    Strawberry Filling
    1. Slice any extra large strawberry halves into quarters and add all strawberries to cooled Strawberry Glaze and stir until evenly coated. Refrigerate for at least 2-5 hours, up to 24.
    2. When ready to serve, spoon filling into cooled cookie cups.
    Whipped Cream
    1. When ready to serve, place a metal mixing bowl and metal whisk in the freezer for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove and add sugar and heavy cream. Whisk over medium high speed until stiff peaks form. Dollop mini pies with cream. Serve immediately.
    Recipe Notes

    *I dip my fingertips in flour before I press the dough into the cups – makes the dough super easy to work with.