almond joy pie

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By Carole Davis
from Upper Arlington, OH

OK. So today because it is a bank holiday and I am off, I had too much time on my hands . So I made squash pie, but the recipe makes three pies supposedly but I have deep dish pie pans so it only made 2. What to do, What to do????? So with 1 empty pie shell I thought coconut custard pie(my favorite) then chocalate coconut pie or the almond joy pie. The recipes I found did not measure up to want I wanted. So I made my own.

serves 8
prep time 20 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For almond joy pie

  • 2 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 2 tsp
    cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 can
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/`2 c
    flaked coconut
  • 1 oz
    melted semi sweetchocolate
  • 1/2 tsp
    cocnut extract
  • TOPPING
  • 4 oz
    almond slices
  • 1/4 c
    flaked coconut
  • 1/2 c
    chocolate sauce for topping
  • CRUST
  • 1
    deep dish pie shell
  • OR ALTERNATE CRUST
  • 2 c
    oreo crumbs
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, melted

How To Make almond joy pie

  • 1
    Add melted butter to oreo crumbs and mix until combined.
  • 2
    Press oreo mixture evenly into the bottom and up the sides of a 9 inch pie pan, then set aside.
  • 3
    Whisk the cornstarch and 1/4 cup milk together in a small bowl. Set aside
  • 4
    Add remaining milk, sugar, sweetened condensed milk, flaked coconut, vanilla and coconut extract to a pan and whisk over medium heat until well combined and warm.
  • 5
    Add the cornstarch mixture to the coconut mixture
  • 6
    Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly with a whisk. It will begin to thicken
  • 7
    Once boiling, stir continuously for about 2 minutes, until fully thickened.
  • 8
    If using store bought pie shell skip steps 1 and 2
  • 9
    Pour mixture into crust, then refrigerate until firm. Approximately 3 to 4 hours
  • 10
    Once pie is firm, drizzle with chocolate sauce, then sprinkle additional coconut flakes on top.
  • 11
    Pipe whipped cream around the edges of the pie, the sprinkle sliced almonds over pie. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
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