Rhubarb and Strawberry Cheese Pie Recipe

Description

This fantastic dessert is thanks to Jim Oberholtzer, a 2013 Rhubarb Baking contest participant.

Ingredients

  • 1 (9-inch) unbaked pie shell
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 4 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 3 cups fresh rhubarb, sliced
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced
  • Crumb Topping:
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup chopped pecans

Instructions

To make crumb topping: Mix brown sugar, flour, butter and pecans together until crumbly, and set aside.

To make pie: Preheat oven to 425°. Cream together sugar, butter and eggs, stirring for 2 minutes. Add salt, cornstarch, almond extract and cream cheese. Blend just until smooth. Fold in rhubarb and strawberries. Pour mixture into pie shell that has been prebaked for 5 minutes. Cover to edges with crumb topping mixture. Bake at 425° for 15 minutes, then reduce temperature to 375° and bake for 40-45 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool. Refrigerate.


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