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No Bake Sour Cream Berry Pie

Don’t even bother heating up your oven this summer with this no bake sour cream berry pie! It’s light and airy, perfect for entertaining or just for cooling off!
No Bake Sour Cream Berry Pie - www.countrycleaver.com For a girl that got her degree in political science, I really hate politics. And I feel terrible for luring you in with pie and then hitting you with information on Net Neutrality. But because this is such a HUGELY, important issue it needs to be addressed. By everyone.

But man, does it sound boring! I know. Snore. What does it mean for you, dear reader and internet user? It means that the corporations that provide your internet service would have the ability to regulate the speed in which you can get your internet service!

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When implemented, the FCC would allow these companies – like Comcast, Verizon, and Time Warner – to have a multi-tiered system in which they will transmit you data to you. And who would regulate what gets to you at what speeds? Those companies would!

Effectively, services and sites they see as money makers would get faster speeds – for more money. I love my Netflix just as much as the next Sherlock-0-phile who has been binge watching the third season all week! But if it goes into effect, the speeds in which that data is transmitted would be slowed down, unless Netflix pays more to have their speeds upgraded. And who would Netflix pass on those charges to? YOU!

This isn’t just worry about streaming services, but all services that use the internet and how companies can pick and choose what information you see based on what would make them the most money. Convenient? For them…

No Bake Sour Cream Berry Pie - www.countrycleaver.com

So what will you do when food photos don’t load? When you are prevented from accessing my site, or any other site, say news in a timely manner to get your information? Will you stick around to see when it will load? Probably not! This isn’t about streaming movies on your computer, it’s about accessing a fair and open internet that everyone can use freely and openly for whatever purpose they deem fit.

For more information – and a much less boring breakdown on what Net Neutrality is and how we can help shape the outcome, check out John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight monologue on it. If you’re a Daily Show fan, you know this adorkable Brit, and if you don’t know Jon Oliver – well, now you do! It’s not safe to listen to at work, with a few swear words, but he breaks it down so wonderfully and with humor. Give it a listen and then take action. I am off to comment now!

Oh yeah – PIE!! I made this pie a couple of weeks ago as I longed for summer. Well it’s here and I sure don’t want to turn my oven on any more than I have to. So this no bake sour cream berry pie is perfect and chock full of berries and fresh sour cream that totally balance out with sweet and tangy yumminess!

No Bake Sour Cream Berry Pie

Yield: 1 9" Pie

Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Total Time: 2 Hours 30 Minutes

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Ingredients:

1 Pre-Made Pie Crust, baked in pie dish -OR- Pre-made Graham Cracker Crust

3 cups Strawberries, hulled and quartered

2 cups Raspberries, rinsed and dried

1 cup Sour Cream

1 8oz. package Cream Cheese, softened

1/2 tsp Vanilla

1/4 cup Sugar

1 tsp Orange Zest

1/4 cup Orange Marmalade, warmed

Directions:

Bake pre-made pie crust until golden brown in a 350 degree oven. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely. Or use a pre-made graham cracker crust.

With a mixer, whisk together sour cream and cream cheese together until smooth. Add in sugar, vanilla and orange zest. Pour into the pie crust. Top the mixture with the berries. Place pie in the fridge until ready to eat, at least two hour, or better yet over night.

When ready to serve, warm marmalade in a small dish in the microwave and brush over the top of the berries for a tart kick. Slice and serve.

   

26 Responses to “No Bake Sour Cream Berry Pie”

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    Naomi — June 4, 2014 @ 6:27 am

    Thanks for the low down! The video, hilarious! The pie, out if this world! Love that’s it is a no bake.

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    Lauren @ Climbing Grier Mountain — June 4, 2014 @ 6:38 am

    Dude, I love that show! And thank you for the info. Now, pass me a slice!

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    Matt — June 4, 2014 @ 6:48 am

    Important issue for sure. The strawberry pie is seasonally perfect and even better that it’s a no-bake.

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    Karly — June 4, 2014 @ 7:00 am

    It’s really hard to focus on the Net Neutrality issue when you’ve got that pie staring me in the face, lady. But I managed. Thanks for sharing!

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    Gaby — June 4, 2014 @ 7:10 am

    Gorgeous summer dessert! I need a slice now!

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    Erin | The Law Student's Wife — June 4, 2014 @ 7:33 am

    Thanks for raising the issue lady! And thanks for dreams of pie, pie, pie :)

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    Annalise @ Completely Delicious — June 4, 2014 @ 7:49 am

    I could devour this pie single handedly for sure! And I saw the John’s net neutrality segment on Sunday – so incredibly infuriating!

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    Kelli H (Made in Sonoma) — June 4, 2014 @ 8:16 am

    I hear you sista! I’m glad you’re talking about it because it IS super important.

    This pie looks so delicious. :)

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    Meagan @ A Zesty Bite — June 4, 2014 @ 8:51 am

    Thanks for sharing the video I needed a good laugh. Absolutely love this no bake pie!

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    Letty — June 4, 2014 @ 10:05 am

    Thank you so much for the video we all need to watch. And it’s not boring!
    I am spreading the word–and commenting.
    Oh and the pie–love the no-bake part.

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    Liz @ The Lemon Bowl — June 4, 2014 @ 11:07 am

    My mouth is WATERING!!!!

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    Jennie @themessybakerblog — June 4, 2014 @ 12:37 pm

    Those dirty bums! I think I’ll need two slices of pie to heal my woes.

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    sally @ sallys baking addiction — June 4, 2014 @ 12:41 pm

    Thanks for the video, Megan. Important issue to talk about for sure! This pie… it’s hard to keep my eyes off of it!

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    Laurie {Simply Scratch} — June 4, 2014 @ 3:15 pm

    I’ve read up on it and this Net Neutrality bidness is scary! way to inform the people Megan! Now if you’ll excuse me I have a scrumdiddlyumptious pie to make and devour! This is one stunner of a pie!

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    Happy Valley Chow — June 4, 2014 @ 6:13 pm

    Yummy that looks like a fantastic recipe! Great job :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

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    Nicole ~ Cooking for Keeps — June 4, 2014 @ 7:05 pm

    This is the first of I’ve heard of this issue, am I living under a rock??! Scary! Pie makes me feel better about anything, especially when it’s strawberry and no bake!

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    Tieghan — June 4, 2014 @ 8:39 pm

    Thanks for the vies, that is such an important issues to bring awareness to!
    And this pies!! Holy YUM!

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    Amanda — June 5, 2014 @ 6:22 am

    Pass me a slice of that pie! :) Thanks for keeping us in the know of these issue :)

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    Kate @ Diethood — June 5, 2014 @ 7:05 am

    Just last night I was reading up on the issue, to get a better understanding. Hate to use the word, but I lived in a “commie” country for the first 11 years of my life, and that’s basically how we lived…regulated.

    I need a fork and that pie! I’d gladly inhale the whole thing all by myself. It’s gorgeous!

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    Millie l add A Little — June 5, 2014 @ 7:29 am

    This looks great! Love the look of loads if fresh berries – perfect for summer!
    http://youtube.com/addalittlefood

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    Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction — June 5, 2014 @ 7:45 am

    What a perfect pie for summer! Love all of the fresh berries!

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    Amelia — June 5, 2014 @ 10:30 am

    Can you freeze this and save it for later?

    • Megan replied: — June 6th, 2014 @ 5:20 am

      I have not thought to try and freeze it. It might be worth the experiment. I would worry about the separation of the sour cream after freezing, but if you do try it – please let me know how it turns out!

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    Courtney @ Neighborfood — June 5, 2014 @ 4:15 pm

    I. Love. John. Oliver. and fresh strawberry pie. This sounds DI-vine.

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    Tashiana — June 5, 2014 @ 9:17 pm

    Forget slice – I need that entire pie dish right now!! It looks wonderful.

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    Lindsey — June 8, 2014 @ 4:06 pm

    This looks delicious! I just started a linkup for garden harvest recipes called Eating Inside the Box! It would be awesome if you would share this with us! Please add any other recipes to any fruit/veggie category you’d like! Enjoy the harvest!
    http://www.cultivatenourishing.com/strawberries/

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