***Cookie Pie Crust*** 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 6 tablespoons sugar 3/4 cup lightly salted butter ***Glaze*** 1 cup water 1 cup sugar, divided 1 cup fresh strawberries 3 tablespoons cornstarch, mixed with 3 teaspoons water 1/8 teaspoon salt ***Filling and Topping*** 3 cups fresh strawberries whipped cream
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
To make crust, sift flour with sugar; cut in butter until mixture is mealy. Press onto bottom and sides of 9-inch pie pan. Bake 15 to 20 minutes. Cool.
To make glaze, simmer water, 3/4 cup sugar, and strawberries 5 minutes, until syrupy. Stir in cornstarch and water, remaining 1/4 cup sugar, and the salt. Simmer 3 minutes longer, until thick. Cool slightly.
Fill crust: Place strawberries in shell. Pour glaze over berries. Chill 2 to 3 hours, just until set. Serve with whipped cream.