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Berry Cheesecake Pie

1 - 10 3/4 or 11 oz cheesecake mix
1/3 cup chopped almonds, toasted
1 -  9"pastry shell with high fluted edge _ cooled
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 quart fresh strawberries
1 - 3 ounce package  strawberry flavored gelatin
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Prepare cheesecake following package direction.
Stir in nuts.
Pour into baked pastry shell. chill 1 hour.
Combine sugar and cornstarch in a sauce pan.
Mash 1 cup of berries; add water to make 2 cups.
Cook and stir until thick and bubbly ; cook 1 minute
Remove from heat and strain
Add gelatin, butter and lemon juice; stir until gelatin desolves
Chill until patially set

Spoon 1 1/2 cups of the gelatin mixture over cheesecake
slice remaining berries and arrange around pie.Spoon remaining gelatin mixture over berries

Chill until set. 

makes 6-8 servings