Laura Bush's Texas Buttermilk Coconut Pie

Laura Bush's Texas Buttermilk Coconut Pie Recipe

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Vickie Parks


I've had this recipe for years.


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50 Min
40 Min


  • 1 (9-inch)
    pie shell, unbaked
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 large
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 c
    sweetened shredded coconut, divided
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 c
    whipped cream

How to Make Laura Bush's Texas Buttermilk Coconut Pie


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix together the melted butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla, buttermilk and 1/2 cup shredded coconut . Pour into pie shell.
  3. Bake at 350° for 40 to 45 minutes or until set.. Let cool.
  4. Melt 1 Tbsp butter in a skillet. Add remaining 1/2 cup of coconut, and toast over low heat until lightly golden.
  5. Garnish pie with the whipped cream. (For a lovely presentation, place whipped cream in pastry bag fitted with a star tip, and pipe the whipped cream on the pie surface.)
  6. Sprinkle the toasted coconut over the whipped cream. Chill until ready to serve.

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About Laura Bush's Texas Buttermilk Coconut Pie

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

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