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Summer Berry Slab Pie

  • Author: Marissa
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30
  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Category: dessert

Description

Crispy pie crust, spread with a cool and creamy mixture topped with fresh sweetened berries. The easiest summer dessert to feed to a crowd.


Ingredients

  • 2- 8 oz packages of cream cheese, softened¬†
  • 1 C whipped cream, fresh is preferred
  • 1/4 C powdered sugar or maple syrup
  • 2 pounds of berries (strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, preferred*)
  • 1/4 C sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 lemon, zest

Instructions

  1. Stack the 2 pie crusts and roll out to the size of your cookie sheet. Carefully transfer to the  baking sheet folding down any edges to resemble a crust. DO NOT SPRAY YOUR BAKING PAN.
  2. Bake for 12- 15 mins at 375 degrees. Remove from oven and let cool for 20 mins.
  3. Prepare cream cheese spread: mix the cream cheese with the vanilla extract and powdered sugar till smooth.
  4. Gently fold in the whipped cream.
  5. Prepare the berries: Rinse & dry the berries. Toss them with the sugar and lemon zest. Set aside for at least 30 mins.
  6. Assembly: Spread the cream cheese on the cooled pie crust. Using a slotted spoon, gently place the berries on top of the cream cheese spread. Avoid adding too much of the syrup from the sweetened berry topping.
  7. Serve and enjoy immediately!

Keywords: dessert, berries, summer, fruit, slab pie