It is a very easy coconut pie to make and takes a short time to make it. It is moist and taste very good. The family loves it very much. I am the only one in my family that makes pies. I love baking so very much for my family.
In medium sauce pan, combine sugar, flour, and salt. Stir in milk; cook and stir over medium heat until thickend and bubbly.
Reduce heat, cook and stir two minutes more. Remove from heat, stir 1 cup of hot mixture into beaten eggs and return all back into sauce pan, cook and stir over medium heat until nearly boiling (do not boil) Reduce heat and stir 2 minutes longer.
Stir in 1 cup coconut, butter and vanilla extract. Pour into pie shell, and sprinkle with rest of the remaining coconut. Chill several hours before stirring. Refrigerate leftovers.