Strawberry Pudding Pie

This time of year, I’m always trying to come up with recipes that are perfect for patio dining and swim parties.  I love pies like this because you make them in advance, pop them in the fridge and then slice and serve when you’re ready to eat.  Plus, when strawberries are in season…this pie is just extra fabulous.  So simple, so seasonal, so strawberry.  Enjoy!
Shopping List
1 (5 oz) box of instant vanilla pudding (do not prepare!)
4 ounces of cream cheese, softened (half a package)
1 (14 oz) can of sweetened condensed milk
2.5 cups chopped strawberries (plus a few for garnish)
1 pie crust, baked and ready to be filled
Whipped Cream for garnish
In a large mixing bowl, beat your unprepared vanilla pudding mix, cream cheese, and sweetened condensed milk with an electric mixer until just combined.  Stir in your chopped strawberries.  Pour pie filling into your prepared pie crust and refrigerate at least four hours up to 24 hours.  When you’re ready to serve, slice into wedges, garnish with a little whipped cream and an additional strawberry.
Is it pool time yet?  I can hardly wait!

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  • Amanda Bullard April 15, 2015 at 10:01 am

    Mmmm I love strawberry pies! Thanks for sharing (making tomorrow night!)

  • Ramona April 15, 2015 at 11:06 am

    My dad loves strawberry desserts. I think I'll make this for the family BBQ in June. Thanks so much. I just have to tell you that I tried your crockpot chicken poaching method and cannot rave enough about it. I've been telling all the teachers at school about you. And last night I made your crockpot chipotle corn chicken and there were no leftovers! That never happens?! Thanks again for for inspiration. You're the best!

  • M&M MaMa April 15, 2015 at 12:36 pm

    Do you make the instant pudding first? or am I just adding the powder to the cream cheese and condensed milk?

    thanks!!! I can't wait to make it!

  • Hayley Chandler April 15, 2015 at 12:47 pm

    I make your other strawberry pie because it's my hubby's favorite! I will definitely be making this one, too!

  • She's a big star April 15, 2015 at 1:15 pm

    Will definitely make this for my daughter… but, because I'm all about simple, I think I'll use a graham cracker pie crust! Thanks!

  • Narci April 15, 2015 at 1:30 pm

    Yes, yes, and yes! Looks delicious!

  • Jen April 15, 2015 at 3:25 pm

    I'm also curious if you make the instant pudding first…thank you!

  • April 15, 2015 at 4:07 pm

    This does not come out looking like your picture. Did you make the pudding first? You said just add it to your cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk but it doesn't pour. Made it for a family dinner just now and it looks bad. I am wondering what I did wrong?

  • Mix and Match Mama April 15, 2015 at 5:08 pm

    The pudding is not prepared! You just add the box of instant pudding mix and cream it together with the milk and creamed cheese!

  • Carrie April 15, 2015 at 5:29 pm

    Strawberry picking season is next month for us! I am going to make this!

  • Jen April 15, 2015 at 5:48 pm

    I just made two of these and followed Shay's recipe without preparing the pudding and it poured nicely. I had to make one with fat free sweetened condensed milk and that milk was much thicker than the regular fat milk and did need 2T cold water to get the same consistency as the other. Jeanie, it had me wondering if you used fat free?

  • Rebecca Carl April 16, 2015 at 10:26 pm

    Well I will let you know how it works with frozen thawed strawberries instead of fresh…..feeling lazy…;-)

    • LindyNicole June 25, 2015 at 2:12 am

      I used frozen strawberries and it was perfect !!

  • dayamis April 19, 2015 at 3:02 am

    Just made this pie today…my entire family loved it!!

  • LindyNicole June 25, 2015 at 2:12 am

    Oh my goodness this is DELICIOUS!!! I will be making this all summer long!!! Thank you!!!