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Heavenly Coconut Recipe

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Mariam Berry
Added: Wednesday, January 10, 2007


1 1/2 sticks margarine
1/4 cup pecans, more if desired
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 (8 oz) tub cool whip
1/2 cups nuts
1/3 cup coconut (browned)
1/2 stick margarine
6 egg yolks
4 cups milk
1 cup coconut
1 1/3 cups sugar
2 tsp. coconut flavoring
6 tbsp. cornstarch

For crust: Stir margarine, flour and pecans together. Put into the bottom of a 9X13 in. pan. Bake at 350 until brown. For Filling: Mix margarine, milk, sugar, cornstarch and egg yolks. Cook over low heat or in a double boiler until thick. Add coconut and coconut flavoring. Stir until well mixed. Put into baked crust. Cool completely.
For Topping: Watch coconut very carefully when browning or it will burn. Put cool whip on top of pudding and then sprinkle coconut and nuts on top.




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