Coconut Cream Pie Recipe

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Coconut Cream Pie

Tina Scarsdale

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@ScarsdaleKitchen

I found this recipe a while back while sitting in a waiting room. and its one of my husbands favorite pies. Thought I share.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

CRUST

5 Tbsp
butter, melted
1 box
graham crackers, crushed

OR

1
graham cracker pie crust

PIE FILLING

2 c
milk, low-fat
2 Tbsp
flour
2 Tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
salt
2 large
eggs,beaten
2 1/4 c
coconut, shredded(setting aside ¼ cup for sprinkling)
1 tsp
vanilla extract

PIE TOPPING

1/2 c
coconut, shredded
2 Tbsp
sugar
1 c
heavy whipping cream

OR

1 c
cool-whip

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Crush graham crackers(I use heavy rolling pin). Add melted butter to crackers.Press the mixture into a 9-inch pie pan with back of a spoon.Then set aside in the refrigerator.
2
In a pot whisk milk,flour,sugar,salt and beaten eggs to a boil on low to medium heat stirring constantly, Once the mixture starts boiling, remove from the heat; the consistency should be thick.
3
Add the coconut(*setting aside ¼ cup for sprinkling) and the vanilla and blend together. Then pour in the chilled pie crust. Place the pie in the refrigerator, 10 to 20 minutes.
4
Whip the cream until the consistency is thick. Add the coconut and sugar. Put the mixture over the chilled filling and then *sprinkle ¼ cup more for coconut on top!
Chill for at least 2 hours before serving

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American