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Strawberry Pie Filling Recipe

Strawberry Pie Filling Recipe

Strawberry Pie Filling Recipe is made with fresh strawberries and Jello. It tastes so much better than the store-bought version!
Course Dessert, Sauces
Cuisine American
Keyword Strawberry Pie Filling
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 5 cups
Calories 329kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 6 cups fresh strawberries cored and sliced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 1 3.4- ounce box strawberry Jell-O powder


  • In a large bowl, stir together the strawberries, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Set aside.
  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, whisk together the sugar, cornstarch, and water until smooth and combined. Bring to a boil and boil for 1 minute.
  • Add the strawberries, gently stir in and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove saucepan from the heat and gently stir in the Jell-O powder, careful to not crush the strawberries.
  • Let the mixture cool at room temperature for 2 hours, then refrigerate until fully chilled and settled. Transfer to a sealed container and refrigerate for 5 days.
  • Use on pies or other desserts.



Calories: 329kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 122mg | Potassium: 264mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 69g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 101.6mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 0.7mg