* 1/2 cup butter, melted
* 1 teaspoon sugar
* 1 cup flour
* 4 cups whole strawberries, hulled
* 1 1/2 cup warm water
* 1 1/2 cup sugar
* 4 tablespoons cornstarch
* 1 package (3-ounce size) strawberry gelatin mix
* 2 drops red food coloring
* Whipped cream
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Mix all crust ingredients and pat into a 9-inch pie plate.
Prick the bottom with a fork and bake for about 15 minutes, or until lightly browned . Cool.
Arrange whole strawberries in the crust.
In a saucepan, cook water, sugar, and corn starch until the mixture becomes clear.
Add gelatin and stir until dissolved. Add food coloring. Pour over the strawberries that are in the crust.
Chill well. Top with whipped cream before serving.