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Favorite Strawberry Recipes

Here are some strawberry recipes that our family has enjoyed and that we hope you will enjoy too! Return to the Strawberry page here.




2 cups crushed thin stick pretzels

¾ cup butter or margarine (melted)

¼ cup sugar

Mix well and press into bottom of 9” x 13” baking dish. Bake at 400 degrees for 8 minutes.


1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese

1 (8 oz.) bowl of frozen dessert topping (Cool Whip)

1 cup sugar

Blend together until smooth. Pour over cooled crust. Chill until glaze is prepared.


1 large package of strawberry JELL-O

1 cup boiling water

1 cup cold water

2 ½ cups sliced fresh Altenburg’s strawberries (20 oz. frozen berries)

Prepare JELL-O according to directions, using the 2 cups of water (half the amount called for on the package). Fold in strawberries. Spread over filling. Chill until set.


1 ½ cups Bisquick baking mix

½ cup sugar

1 egg

½ cup milk or water

2 tablespoons shortening

1 teaspoon vanilla

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour square pan, 8 x 8 x 2”. Beat all ingredients on low speed, scraping bowl constantly, for 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally, for 4 minutes. Pour into pan.

Bake until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 30 to 35 minutes. Cool.

This is a delicious cake for strawberry shortcake using Altenburg’s strawberries. The recipe may be doubled to make a 9 x 13” cake.



1 package Sure-Jell

4 quarts Altenburg’s strawberries

3 cups sugar

Put cleaned berries in large bowl with sugar. Mix carefully. Mix Sure-Jell with 1 cup water and boil 1 minute. Pour over berries and mix carefully. Let stand 10 minutes. Put in freezer containers. Berries will be bright red and thickened slightly. These taste like fresh strawberries.




1 cup flour

¾ tsp. baking powder

½ tsp. salt

¼ cup powdered sugar

½ cup butter (melted)

Combine and mix well. Pat dough on a 14” pizza pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.


1-8 oz. pkg. cream cheese

1-14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk

1/3 cup lemon juice


Blend together until smooth. Spread on cooled crust. Chill.


½ cup sugar

2 T cornstarch

½ cup water

1 qt. Altenburg’s strawberries (sliced)

Combine sugar and cornstarch in large saucepan. Add water, mixing well, and cook until thickened – about 5 minutes. Spread berries on filling. Pour on glaze slowly. Keep refrigerated.



1 pkg. piecrust mix (for a two crust pie)

1 1/3 cup sugar

3 T cornstarch

1 tsp. grated orange rind

1/8 tsp. salt

1 quart Altenburg’s strawberries, washed, hulled, and sliced

2 T butter

  1. Prepare piecrust mix, following label directions. Roll out half to a 12-inch round; fit into a 9-inch pie plate.
  2. Mix sugar, cornstarch, orange rind, and salt in a large bowl; stir in strawberries; spoon into shell. Dot with butter.
  3. Roll out remaining pastry; cut several slits near center to let steam escape; cover pie. Trim overhang to ½ inch. Turn under, flush with rim; flute.
  4. Bake in hot oven (425 degrees) 40 min. or until pastry is golden and juice bubbles up. Cool completely before cutting.

FRUIT DIP (Cream cheese)

1-8 oz. cream cheese

1-7 oz. marshmallow crème

2-3 T cherry juice for color

Beat well with mixer and then dip fresh Altenburg’s strawberries.


FRUIT DIP (Sour cream)

16 oz. sour cream

¼ cup brown sugar

½ tsp cinnamon (or to taste)

Mix well and then dip fresh Altenburg’s strawberries.



2 quarts fresh Altenburg’s strawberries, washed and hulled

1 ½ cup sugar

3 cups water

1 ½ cup lemon juice

Puree strawberries. Sieve to remove seeds. Combine sugar and water in saucepan. Stir and heat slowly until sugar dissolves. Mix with puree and lemon juice. Makes 1 ½ qts.


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