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Strawberry Cream Cheese Pie

Strawberry Cream Cheese PieFlaky and buttery pie crust loaded with vanilla-almond cream cheese layer and topped with fresh strawberries and grenadine sauce. Here is an easy dessert recipe for Strawberry Cream Cheese Pie.

1 9-inch baked pie crust [RECIPE]
1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup heavy cream
1/3 cup white sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/3 cup water
1/3 cup grenadine syrup
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and halved

In a medium bowl, mix together cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth and creamy. Stir in vanilla and almond extract.

In a separate bowl, whip cream until peaks form. Fold into cream cheese mixture. Spread over bottom of baked pie crust. Chill.

In a saucepan, mix together sugar and cornstarch. Stir in water until smooth. Add grenadine and lemon juice. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly, or until thickened. Allow to cool, then chill.

Just before serving, stir together strawberries and cooled cornstarch mixture until evenly coated. Spread over cream cheese layer.

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