Carol's Coconut Cream Pie

Patsy Fowler

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@hellchell1

This is a tried and true old fashioned coconut cream pie. Took many years of searching and baking to find the right one and this is it,


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
sweetened flaked coconut
3 c
half and half
3/4 c
white sugar
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1
(9 inch) pie shell baked
1 c
frozen whipped topping, thawed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350.
2
Spread the coconut on a baking sheet and bake it, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 5 minutes.
3
In a medium saucepan combine the half and half, eggs, sugar, flower and salt and mix well.
4
Bring to a boil over low heat, stirring constantly.
5
Cook stirring constantly for 2 more minutes.
6
Remove the pan from the heat and stir in 3/4 cup of the toasted coconut and the vanilla extract.
7
Reserve the remaining coconut to top the pie.
8
Pour the filling into the pie shell and chill until firm, about 4 hours.
9
Top with whipped topping and with the reserved coconut.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids