Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Christmas Pie

If you take this festive pie to a holiday party, be sure to take copies of the recipe..because everyone will want one!

8oz pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2 c. powdered sugar
1 1/2 c. frozen whipped topping, thawed
9 inch graham cracker crust
1 c. fresh raspberries
1 c. water, divided
1 c. sugar
3 T. cornstarch
1/2 - 3oz pkg. raspberry gelatin

Beat cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth; fold in shipped topping.  Spread in crust; set aside.  Place raspberries and 2/3 cup water in a sauce pan; simmer for 3 min.  next whisk sugar, cornstarch and remaining 1/3 cup water in a small bowl until smooth; add to raspberry mixture.  Boil one min. whisking constantly.  Remove from heat.  Add gelatin, whisking until smooth.  Cool 5-7 min. pour over cream cheese mixture.. Refrigerate 8 hours or until firm.. Serves 8