Peggy's Coconut Pie

Peggy's Coconut Pie Recipe

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Mary Haynes


This pie is in rememberince of Peggy, who passed away last month. She gave me this recipe over 30 years ago. Everyone says, I make the best coconut pie. All thanks to Peggy.


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6 to 8
10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


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1 c
egg yolks, reserve whites
5 Tbsp
2 c
whole milk
1 can(s)
1/2 tsp
real vanilla flavoring
1/2 tsp
coconut flavoring
baked 9 inch deep-pie crust
6 Tbsp
sugar for meringue
1 Tbsp

How to Make Peggy's Coconut Pie


  • 1sift flour into sugar, blend with egg yolks. Slowly stir in milk to keep out lumps.
  • 2Cook in double boiler until thick. Remove from heat add flavoring, butter and almost all the can of coconut (save some to sprinkle on top of the meringue) pour into baked pie crust
  • 3Beat egg whites until stiff, then beat in 1 tablespoon of sugar at a time. Spread over hot pie filling. Sprinkle coconut over top of meringue and brown in the oven.

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About Peggy's Coconut Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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