Easy and Cheap Strawberry Jello Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

August 2, 2020

This easy strawberry Jello pie with graham cracker crust takes about 10 minutes to put together, and is the perfect finish to any summer meal or barbecue. If you are looking for a quick, simple, no-fuss and budget-friendly dessert, strawberry jello pie is the pie for you!

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.

How do I make Strawberry Jello Pie with Graham Cracker Crust?

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.

I purchase graham cracker crust from the grocery store, then I slice up the strawberries and add them to the pie crust. I use an entire container of strawberries every time I make this pie.

Then I boil water, and add the jello packet and vanilla pudding packet to the water. Stir the mixture until all the powder is dissolved, and then remove from heat and pour over the strawberries.

Move the strawberry jello pie to the refrigerator and let the jello mixture set up. This takes about four hours.

How Long does Strawberry Jello Pie with Graham Cracker Crust Last?

In our house, this strawberry jello pie typically doesn’t last more than a day. However, if you are making this recipe for a barbeque or party and want to plan ahead, this strawberry jello dessert will last a week in the refrigerator.

More Strawberry Recipes

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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