from the Victory Chimes

2 pints strawberries
1 cup of sugar
1 cup of water
2 Tbs. cornstarch
3 ounce package of strawberry Jello
1 tsp. Strawberry extract
1⁄4 tsp. Salt
precooked pie crust

In a medium saucepan stir together water, sugar, salt, and cornstarch. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Continue to cook and stir for approximately 1 minute or until thick a glossy. Remove from heat and stir in Jello and extract. Cool to room temperature. Place half of the whole berries over the bottom of the precooked piecrust. Spread half of the filling mixture over berries. Add the remaining berries to pie and cover with remaining filling. Chill for 2 – 3 hours. Serve with whipped cream.