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This recipe for Old-Fashioned Coconut Pie, by MAMA JOY, is from COOKBOOK WORTHY,
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1 Cup Sugar 5 Tablespoons Flour 2 Eggs, Separated 1 Cup Milk 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla 3/4 Cup Flaked Coconut Salt 3 Tablespoons Butter 1 Baked Pie Shell
Mix flour and sugar well. Add well-beaten egg yolks. Mix. Add milk gradually and mix. Cook over low heat until thick. Add coconut, butter and vanilla. Cool. Beat the egg whites, adding 3 tablespoons sugar as you beat. Beat until stiff and almost dry. Pour cooled filling in shell. Top with meringue and sprinkle coconut over meringue. Bake in a 325º oven until meringue is brown.
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