My niece and I made this pie earlier in the year, when the first round of raspberries were rolling out at my mother-in-laws house.
Although, it isn't your typical fall pie, it's pie none the less and it's pretty dang delicious. And may I add, really, really easy.
My favorite pie is pumpkin...what's yours? Pecan? Banana Cream?
Feel free to share your favorite pie recipe in the comments section, that is, if it isn't a secret family recipe!
We found this particular pie on the Pioneer Woman's website...she has great recipes and always provides many pictures. (I like that so I know I am not screwing up too badly )
I used strawberry yogurt since we had it in the house...really, I think you could use plain too!
Raspberry Cream Pie
- 25 whole Oreo Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
- 4 Tablespoons Butter, Melted
- 1 cup (generous) Raspberries
- 3 Tablespoons Sugar
- 2 containers (6 Ounce Each) Raspberry Yogurt
- 1 package (3.4 Ounce) Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix
- 1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
- Extra Raspberries For Garnish
To make the crust, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Crust cookies in a food processor (or smash in a Ziploc bag with a rolling pin). Stir in melted butter until all combined. Pour into a regular pie pan and press crumbs all over the pan and up the sides. Bake for three to four minutes – just long enough for it to set. Cool crust completely.
Place raspberries on a plate or in an empty pan. Smash them with a fork, then sprinkle on three tablespoons of sugar. Stir together and allow to sit for 15 minutes.
In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine raspberry yogurt with the instant vanilla pudding mix (just the powder itself.) Beat on low until combined, about 1 minute. Pour in heavy cream and whip on low for 30 seconds. Stop the mixer and scrape down the bowl with a rubber spatula. Turn mixer on medium-high speed and beat for two minutes, or until mixture is thick.
Turn off mixer, then fold in raspberries until just combined. Pour into cooled pie pan and spread evenly. Freeze for two hours, or until very firm. Cut into slices and top each slice with cookie crumbs, dollops of whipped cream, and extra raspberries. Keep in freezer, allowing time to thaw before serving.