Delicious and Refreshing Run for the Roses Pie III Recipe

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Delicious and Refreshing Run for the Roses Pie III Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 02, 2024

This Run for the Roses Pie III is a delightful dessert that combines the freshness of strawberries with the creaminess of whipped cream, all nestled in a flaky pie crust. Perfect for a summer picnic or a Kentucky Derby party, this pie is sure to be a crowd pleaser.


  • 1 pre-baked pie crust
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 package strawberry Jell-O
  • 3 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • Whipped cream for topping


  1. In a saucepan, mix sugar and cornstarch. Stir in water and bring to a boil, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in Jell-O until dissolved. Allow to cool slightly.
  3. Arrange sliced strawberries in the pre-baked pie crust.
  4. Pour Jell-O mixture over the strawberries, covering them completely.
  5. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, until set.
  6. Serve slices of pie topped with whipped cream.
  7. Enjoy this refreshing and sweet dessert!

Interesting Facts

  • The name 'Run for the Roses' is a reference to the Kentucky Derby, where the winning horse is draped in a blanket of roses.
  • Strawberries are not only delicious but also a great source of Vitamin C and antioxidants.