Thursday, May 28, 2015

Fudgy Strawberry Cream Cheese Pie



1 pkg. (15 oz.) refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 tsp.vanilla
1 cup (6 oz.) white vanilla chips or chopped white baking bar, melted, cooled
1 cup whipping cream, whipped
2/3 cup hot fudge ice cream topping


2 cups fresh strawberries, quartered
1/2 cup strawberry pie glaze
1 tbsp. orange-flavored liqueur, if desired
1/2 cup whipped cream
optional chocolate curls

      Heat oven to 450ºF (240ºC).  Prepare pie crust as directed on pkg. for 1-crust baked shell using 9" pie pan.  Bake 9 - 11 minutes, or until light golden brown.  Cool 15 minutes, until completely cooled.  In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar and vanilla; beat until fluffy.  Gradually add melted vanilla chips, beating until smooth and creamy.  Gently fold in whipped cream for filling.  Stir hot fudge topping to soften; spread in bottom of cooled baked shell.  Carefully spread cream cheese mixture over fudge layer.  In medium bowl, combine strawberries, glaze and liqueur; stir gently to coat.  Spoon evenly over filling.  Refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.  Before serving, pipe or spoon whipped cream around edge of pie.  Garnish with chocolate curls.  Makes 8 servings.

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