We have an abundance of raspberries this year, the best harvest we’ve ever had!  What do you do when you have an abundant crop of raspberries besides making raspberry jam?Raspberry Cream Pie Make this delicious Raspberry Cream Pie. You can also use frozen raspberries, which means you can make this pie year round. However, made with fresh raspberries it is a taste of pure summer.Raspberry Cream Pie

 

Raspberry Cream Pie

 

Ingredients:

 

1 ½ cups crushed vanilla wafers

1/3 cup chopped pecans

¼ cup butter, melted

 

Filing:

 

8 oz of cream cheese, softened

2/3 cup confectioners sugar

2 Tbsp. orange liqueur

1 tsp. homemade vanilla extract

1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped

 

Topping:

 

1 cup sugar

3 Tbsp. cornstarch

3 Tbsp. water

2 ½ cups fresh (or frozen) raspberries, divided

 

Directions:

 

Combine the wafer crumbs, pecans and butter. Press into the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9 inch pie plate.

 

In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, confectioners sugar, liqueur and vanilla until light and fluffy. Fold in the whipped cream. Spread into the crust. Chill until serve.

 

In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch; stir in water and 1 ½ cups raspberries. Bring to a boil, cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Transfer to a bowl; refrigerate until chilled.

 

Spread the topping over the filling. Garnish with remaining berries. Chill until ready to serve, or serve the Raspberry Cream Pie immediately.Raspberry Cream Pie This pie is creamy and delicious and was an immediate hit with our company!Raspberry Cream Pie

5 comments on “Raspberry Cream Pie

Michele on August 6, 2018 5:59 pm

This pie looks gorgeous! Pinning this to try ASAP!

Calleen Petersen on August 7, 2018 5:57 pm

YUM!!! This post makes me want to immediately go out and buy a bunch of raspberries!

Nancy Wolff on August 7, 2018 6:43 pm

Calleen,
This pie is so good and I think you could use any fruit and it would e absolutely delicious!

Mary on August 11, 2018 5:13 am

Made this yesterday and it is delicious. I will miss reading your fellow Vermonter blog. Our raspberries, tomatoes and patty pans are plentiful, just like yours.

Nancy Wolff on August 11, 2018 11:40 am

Mary,
Hopefully you will enjoy reading about our adventures on the west coast where I will have to learn how to garden and have new challenges to face!

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