EASY COCONUT CREAM PIE

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Carol Parkhurst
from Wilton, NY

I'VE MADE THIS IN A PINCH WHEN I DIDN'T WANT TO BAKE A PIE. I ALSO LOVE TWEAKING ALL PUDDING PIES. IT DEPENDS ON WHAT I HAVE IN MY PANTRY. SEE NOTE BELOW.

serves 6
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 2 pkg
    instant vanilla pudding [small ones]
  • or
  • 2 pkg
    instant coconut pudding [small ones]
  • 2 c
    milk, 2%
  • 1 tsp
    coconut extract [optional]
  • 2 c
    cool whip, thawed - divided
  • 1 c
    coconut, shredded
  • 1
    graham cracker pie crust
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How To Make

  • 1
    1. Beat pudding mixes and milk in a large bowl with a whisk for 2 minutes, until it thickens.
  • 2
    2. Stir in 1 cup Cool Whip; along with the coconut.
  • 3
    3. Pour into the crust.
  • 4
    4. Refrigerate approx. 4 hours
  • 5
    5. Then top with the remaining cup of Cool Whip.
  • 6
    6. You may also sprinkle some additional coconut on top of the Cool WHIP
  • 7
    REMEMBER: To only use either the vanilla OR coconut puddings. Tho it wouldn't hurt to use 1 of each. I also use the sugar-free puddings.
  • 8
    For a more Hawaiian taste: Add 1 - 8 oz. can crushed pineapple, WELL drained; along with 1 tsp. rum extract. [In this case, I would use the coconut pudding]
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