End the backyard BBQ on a sweet note with this Summer Pie dessert. It's a perfect combination of light, sweet and crunchy --it's sure to be a new family fave! Recipe at

Summer Pie

Course Dessert


Pie Filling

  • 1 pkg Jello, strawberry flavor
  • 2/3 cup hot water
  • 2 Tbspn lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 can evaporated milk, chilled


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted



  1. Set oven at 350.

  2. Stir together flour, brown sugar, chopped nuts and melted butter.

  3. Spread in 9x13 pan and bake for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Allow to cool and reserve 1/3 of crust mix for topping.

Pie Filling

  1. Dissolve package of jello in hot water.  Add lemon just and sugar, then stir.  Chill until slightly thickened using 2 cups of ice cubes.  Once jello has slightly thickened, remove ice.

  2. Whip can of chilled evaporated milk until very thick and pour jello mixture in.  Pour onto crust and sprinkle reserved crumbs on top.

  3. Chill in refrigerator until set.