No Bake Fresh Strawberry Pie Recipe is easy to make and so refreshing. Just 4 ingredients and 15 minutes for a homemade, sugar free, delicious strawberry pie.
This recipe has been updated from the original, which was published on April 20, 2016
This recipe is one of my favorite desserts to make this time of year, when strawberries begin to flourish in the garden, at farmers markets and in the stores.
Easy No Bake Grain-Free Pie Crust
This is my “go to” pie crust when I need something quick and easy. It’s also my “go to” when I need something vegan and gluten-free. You can make this delicious, sugar free pie crust in under 5 minutes. It’s made with just 2 wholesome ingredients: medjool dates and pecans. After you pulse in the food processor, just use your fingers to press it into a pie plate.
Shortcut for slicing strawberries
Honestly, I don’t mind slicing a bunch of strawberries. I find being in the kitchen and slicing fruit or chopping veggies meditative. However, I know that for some of you, time is of the essence. I see you….I hear you….always asking for something quick and easy. Enter the egg slicer. Yup. A simple kitchen tool can make slicing an entire bowl of strawberries a breeze. You’ll be ready to fill this healthy pie in no time.
Strawberry Pie Filling Recipe
When summer hits and the weather is hot and humid, this is a perfect dessert. Not only do you not have to turn on your oven, but you don’t have to turn on the stove either. Nothing in the entire pie has to be cooked! This strawberry pie filling is so easy and delicious we often use it to top our pancakes.
Medjool Dates for the no sugar win!
I try to avoid refined sugar all of the time, and find there are so many other ways to make sweet treats. Medjool dates are a staple in my sugar free pantry. Not only are they delicious, but they’re loaded with vitamins, fiber and antioxidants. I love how naturally sweet they are too. The perfect filling for a pie when you don’t want to add sugar.
Sometimes I eat them as is for a sweet chewy snack. They’re full of fiber which slows the release of their natural sugar. This makes them low on the glycemic index and gives you sustained energy rather than spiking your blood sugar.
I buy medjool dates with the pits still in. They will be more moist and generally fresher. If your dates are dry, soak them in water for 10-30 minutes to soften them before using in the crust and the filling. There are more specific directions in the recipe card.
No Bake Strawberry Pie: SO EASY
Honestly, one of the best things about this recipe is how easy it is to make. Prep the crust in the food processor and press into pie plate. Slice the strawberries. Make the pie filling and pour over the strawberries. Then, if you’re feeling creative, decorate the top of the pie.
Nutritious and Delicious Dessert for Passover or year round!
I first started making this pie about 5 years ago for Passover. It’s perfect for a spring holiday that calls for no-grains. I love that it’s a healthy option that contains no added oil or sugar.
This easy strawberry pie recipe is a good example of what’s possible when nutrition takes center stage, yet taste is not compromised. It will quickly become your summer favorite for pot-lucks, BBQs, Memorial Day, 4th of July, or your random hot summer Wednesday night.
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No Bake Strawberry Pie
- 2 cups raw pecans
- ¾ cup medjool dates pitted *
- 5 cups sliced strawberries
- 5 medjool dates pitted and soaked *
- 3 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
- 2-3 sliced strawberries
- Pull out 2-3 good looking strawberries and put aside for topping.
- Soak 5 pitted dates in warm water. These will be used for the filling. If dates are relatively soft, soak in warm water for 10 minutes. If dates are dry to begin with, they may need to soak for up to 30 minutes to soften.
- MAKE THE CRUST: place pecans in food processor and grind until they are a coarse meal. Then add the dates and continue to process until thoroughly combined. Press the mixture into the bottom and up the sides of a pie plate to form crust.
- Arrange 4 cups of the sliced strawberries on top of crust and set aside.
- MAKE THE SAUCE: drain dates that have been soaking and place in food processor along with the remaining 1 cup sliced strawberries and lemon juice. Puree until smooth.
- Pour sauce over strawberries in pie plate.
- Use the 2 strawberries that were put aside to decorate top of pie.
- Refrigerate for a minimum of 1 hour or overnight to set pie*
Fresh strawberries for the win! I love that this pie is no bake and has no added sugar! Thank you for this marvelous recipe!
Totally. You summed it up perfectly.
Can’t believe this was a no bake pie. Was delicious!
The crust for this strawberry pie was so good and I love that there is no added sugar!! Yum!
Totally agree….this is my go to crust for all things berry and fruit…oh, and chocolate too!
This No Bake Strawberry Pie is literally mouthwatering! Can’t wait to have a bite.
Thank you for sharing this quick and delicious summer recipe
This pie looks like pure perfection! What a perfect summer treat!
Mama Maggie's Kitchen
Hmm yum! My son will surely love this No Bake Strawberry Pie! Looks so mouthwatering!
Summer is here and the weather has been so hot so there’s no way for me to be in the kitchen for too long. This no-bake pie will be my new favorite, especially when it only requires 4 ingredients and fresh berries. Yum!
YES!! Exactly….plus it’s so refreshing, everyone loves it.
This is such an easy and delicious recipe!
Yes it is….we look forward to strawberry season, just to make this pie!
Can’t believe this is no bake. Absolutely delicious!
Exactly what’s needed when the weather heats up!
This is such a well written and organized blog post!
Aw…thank you! I try to make it easy for those reading, so they can make the recipes without any trouble.
With just 4 ingredients, I’ll make this pie over and over again. I mean who can say no to pecans and dates combined.
It’s so easy, and so delicious, plus healthy….why say no?
My wife will surely love this!
My kids loved this – will make it again, for sure.
Awesome….my kids love it too!
Wow, so simple and so tasty!
It doesn’t have to be complicated!
Such a great recipe for when I’m in a pinch!
Definitely easy…and everyone will love it!