June 2015:  Mom's Strawberry Chiffon Pie

Mom's Strawberry Chiffon Pie

1 graham cracker pie crust, baked or
homemade graham cracker pie crust in a 9"x9" pan, baked
(look here to make your own crust)

3 chilled mixing bowls
1 small package strawberry Jello
1 cup hot water
1 cup Whipping Cream, whipped
6 tablespoons sugar
2 egg whites
1 cup sweetened crushed strawberries

Dissolve Jello in 1 cup hot water; cool in refrigerator until slightly set (stir occasionally).  Then whip the slightly thickened jello with electric mixer until frothy.

In a separate bowl, whip the whipping cream with an electric mixer, adding 2 tablespoons sugar gradually until thick.

In a third bowl, whip the egg whites, adding 4 tablespoons sugar gradually until peaks form.

Combine all three mixtures into one bowl.
Gently fold in the sweetened, crushed strawberries.
Pour mixture into baked pie shell and chill overnight.

Serves 9.

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