If there is one recipe that everyone should have in their back pocket it’s a killer pie recipe. Not only is pie delicious, let’s face it, they can be down right impressive. And that’s exactly what I have for you today with this fresh strawberry pie with an oatmeal cookie crust. Yup, you read that right: Oatmeal. Cookie. Crust. Let me just give you a second to wipe your drool.
All good? Good. Back to the pie. Earlier this summer I dragged the fiance strawberry picking and, let me tell you, there is no better smell than that of a strawberry patch during peak season. Y-U-M! We walked out of the patch with muddy shoes (it had JUST rained), stained hands, and 12 pounds of summery strawberry goodness- totally worth it! My first thought when we drove home was “I’ve GOT to make a pie!” Well, I made four. Tweaking the recipe a little each time, I happily present you with the perfect finished product! Totes not mad about recipe testing this one to perfection 😉
Oatmeal cookie in place of regular crust is such a fun spin on your typical strawberry pie. It’s seriously so good that I could eat it by itself. Actually, I ate quite a bit of the dough when making it because it’s THAT delicious.
Since we picked a gazillion pounds (12 is the new gazillion), I’ll definitely be making this one again.
Fresh Strawberry Pie With An Oatmeal Cookie Crust
- Oatmeal cookie crust ingredients
- ½ cup oat flour 2/3 cup quick oats blended
- ½ cup old fashioned oats
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- ¼ cup granulated sugar
- ½ tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp baking soda
- ½ cup applesauce
- Strawberry Filling Ingredients
- 5 cups strawberries whole
- 3 tbsp corn starch
- 3 tbsp water
- ½ cup sugar
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray pie pan with non-stick spray, set aside
- Combine oat flour, oats, sugars, cinnamon and soda in a large bowl, mixing well
- Add in applesauce and evenly coat dry ingredients
- Firmly and evenly press crust mixture into pie pan, bake for 10-12 minutes. Allow to cool fully
- Add strawberries to a large pot over medium-high heat
- While strawberries are heating, combine cornstarch and water, stir until dissolved.
- Lightly mash strawberries once they are hot, slowly stream in cornstarch mixture, stirring well
- Simmer for ~5 minutes, strawberries should be thick and jelly-like
- Pour into cooled crust and refrigerate overnight
Best served chilled.
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Don’t have strawberries on hand at the moment? No worries, be sure to pin it to your Pinterest board for later!