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Coconut Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Coconut Pie, by , is from Friends & Family Favorites Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Linda Benthal/Pauline Phillips
Added: Wednesday, January 24, 2007


1 1/2 c milk
3/4 c sugar
2 heaping tbsp flour
3 egg yolks
1 tsp vanilla
1 c coconut

Mix sugar and flour together until smooth. Add egg yolks, beat until smooth. Add milk, vanilla and 3/4 c coconut. Cook in saucepan until thick. Pour into baked pie shell. Cover with meringue and bake until brown at 300

3 egg whites, beaten until stiff

Add 6 tbsp sugar
Pinch of cream of tartar

Beat all together until well mixed. Spread on pie.




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