White Christmas Pie

Pat Duran


These pies were made for a church social supper and makes 6 pies- needless to say we ran out of this pie and had to give the recipe out - but I had it all typed out already for them- because the same thing happened last year. Now it is always requested and we always run out no matter how many are made! I don't remember where I got this recipe , but it was sometime in 1970.
You can break it down to one or two pies for your convenience. I never tried freezing them because there were never any left- but you might try it - it should work well- just thaw 10 minutes before serving.


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makes six 8-in pies
50 Min
10 Min


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  • 11 c
    pineapple juice --- use 2c. for 1 pie
  • 1 3/4 c
    all purpose flour---use 1/2 c. for 1 pie
  • 2 tsp
    salt---use 1/4 teas. for 1 pie
  • 2 Tbsp
    vanilla extract---use 1 t. for 1 pie
  • 2 Tbsp
    almond extract---use 1 t. for 1 pie
  • 8 pkg
    gelatin, unflavored--- use 2 pkg. for 1 pie
  • 1 1/2 c
    water----use 1/4 cup for 1 pie
  • 3 large
    lemons--- use 1 for 1 pie
  • 1 1/2 lb
    flaked coconut--- use 1 1/2 c. for 1 pie
  • 1 large
    container thawed topping---use1 small for 1 pie
  • 6 large
    egg whites---use 1 for 1 pie
  • 1 tsp
    cream of tartar--- use 1/4 teas. for 1 pie
  • 1/4 c
    granulated sugar--- use 2 t. for 1 pie
  • ·
    red and green maraschino cherries, optional
  • 6
    8 or-9 inch baked pie shells---use 1 for 1 pie

How to Make White Christmas Pie


  1. Combine flour and two (2)cups of pineapple juice mixing until creamy;set aside.(use 1/2 c. flour and 1/4 c. juice for 1 pie)
    In a large saucepan put 9 cups of pineapple juice and bring to a boil. Slowly stir in salt, vanilla, and almond extracts. (use 1 3/4 c. juice for 1 pie)
    Dissolve unflavored gelatin in water and add to saucepan mixture.(use 2 pkg. gelatin and 1/4 c. water for 1 pie)
    Slowly stir in pineapple and flour mixture to saucepan, stirring until thickened. set this custard aside to cool.
    Add juice of the 3 lemons and 1 pound of the coconut to the pineapple custard when cooled.
    Add whipped topping to custard mixture folding in gently. ( use 1 juice of 1 lemon and 1 c. coconut for 1 pie )
    Beat 6 egg whites and cream of tartar till soft peaks form-(use 1 egg white for 1 pie) slowly add sugar and beat until stiff peaks form. Fold this into custard mixture gently. Spoon all mixture evenly into the 6 baked pie shells,(1 pie shell for 1 pie) sprinkle remaining coconut over tops and decorate with red and maraschino cherries(dried on paper towels) Chill in refrigerator until set and ready to serve.

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About White Christmas Pie

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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