Coconut-cream Cheese Pie Recipe

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COCONUT-CREAM CHEESE PIE

Tuesday Cooks

By
@TuesdayCooks

This recipe was personally prepared by Rosemary Fields, a Curious Cuisiner member, for the October 2014, regular meeting


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

3 Hr

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

48
vanilla wafers, finely crushed (about 1-1/2 cups)
1/4 c
butter, melted
1-1/4 c
flake coconut, divided
1 pkg
8oz cream cheese, divided
2 pkg
3.4 oz jello vanilla instant pudding
2 c
plus 1 tbls cold milk, divided
2 c
cool whip, thawed
1 Tbsp
sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350.
2
Combine wafer crumbs, butter, and 1/4 cup coconut.
Press into the bottom of a 9" pie plate.
Bake 10 min.
Cool.
3
Microwave cream cheese on HIGH for 10 seconds, or just until softened.
Stir until creamy.
4
Beat pudding mixes and 2 cups milk in medium bowl with a whisk for 2 minutes.
Add 1/2 the cream cheese; mix well.
Stir in 3/4 cup of the remaining coconut, and 1 cup Cool Whip.
Pour into crust.
5
Add sugar and remaiing milk to remaining cream cheese; mix well.
Stir in remaining Cool Whip.
Spread over the pie.
6
Refrigerate 3 hours.
Meanwhile, toast the remaining coconut.
Sprinkle over pie just before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy