Easy and Cheap Strawberry Jello Pie

August 2, 2020

If you are looking for a quick, simple, no-fuss and budget-friendly summer dessert, you have come to the right place! This Strawberry Jello pie takes about 10 minutes to put together, and is the perfect finish to any summer meal or barbecue.

Easy Strawberry Jello Pie

This recipe for strawberry jello pie was a cornerstone of my childhood. Seriously, this was one of my favorite treats. A couple times a year my mom would whip this pie up, and it would all be gone in one evening. I think it was a Weight Watchers recipe. I’m almost positive it was a Weight Watchers recipe. Maybe it was two points? Lemme check on that and get back to you.

Easy Strawberry Jello Pie

Either way, points or no points, it’s super simple and very tasty.

It really doesn’t take much to make it. Strawberries, jello, pudding, a graham cracker crust and boiled water. That’s honestly it. It does not get much simpler than that, folks.

Remember a couple months ago when strawberries went on sale and I had them coming out my ears because they went way on sale (like 99 cents a pint on sale)? And I made this strawberry jelly, and these strawberry jalapeno margaritas? This was one of the recipes I had to make and share. Just like when I was growing up, the pie did not last long.

Easy Strawberry Jello Pie

The last time I made this, I made it with my favorite pulled pork recipe–which I put on some buns with barbeque sauce for my boyfriend and his roommates. Gone so quickly. RIP, Strawberry Jello Pie.

One thing I like about this recipe (other than how easy it is), is how budget-friendly it is. I figured with the strawberries on sale for $1.39 a pint, a graham crust for $2.39 and strawberry jello and vanilla pudding for $1 each, you’ve got an entire pie for less than $6. It’s perfect for a night at home, or a picnic, or potluck, and you’ve hardly invented any money into it.

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Easy Strawberry Jello Pie

An easy and quick pie that goes with everything!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword strawberry desserts, strawberry jello pie, strawberry recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Cost 6

Ingredients

  • 1 container strawberries, sliced
  • 1 box strawberry jello
  • 1 box cook & serve vanilla pudding
  • 1 crust graham cracker crust
  • 2 cups water

Instructions

  • Boil water, and slice strawberries. Set strawberries aside.
  • Add strawberry jello and pudding to boiling water. Stir until clear
  • Add sliced strawberries to pie crust. Pour boiling jello and pudding mixture over sliced strawberries in pie crust.
  • Refrigerate for a couple hours.

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