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Killer Coconut pie(fast,easy,impressive!)

Updated on May 2, 2011

make ahead 3 weeks and freeze it!

"hussey" family recipe


makes 2 pies...(Not a cream pie)

almost french coconut in texture..

2 cups sugar

4 tblspns flour

pinch of salt

2 cups milk

2 cups coconut

2 tspns vanilla

4 tblspns butter

2 frozen pie crust..

bake @ 350-375 25-30 min in preheated oven

Tip: mix all ingredients and place coconut in last ,pour into pie shells and shake to keep the coconut from settling on the way to the oven(slightly)

My dad would cut one slice and place in the center of the table and then eat the remainder of the pie at one sitting..lol

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    • JayeWisdom profile image

      Jaye Denman 

      7 years ago from Deep South, USA

      Hi, jorja...I am lactose intolerant, but not a diabetic. Eating sugar (even a small bit) makes me very lethargic....I can barely move until it's out of my system.

      I also have to watch what type and the amount of fats I consume, because it's a battle to keep my cholesterol stats in the "almost normal" range. That's a genetic issue.

      That said, I was, until recently, a vegan. Now (after my doctor recently "prescribed" that I eat fish and eggs at least once a week due to my age and enhanced need for protein), I'm what is labeled a pesce-ova-tarian!

      I only eat certain types of fish and search out truly organic eggs from free-range chickens. I do not trust the USDA's "certified organic" label since I read extensively about the practices they allow large egg producers that don't fit the "organic" description. (I found a local farmer who raises chickens the old-fashioned way and feeds them organic feed--no hormones, pesticides or GMO food--plus left-over greens from his kitchen and whatever they can peck up in the grass, including worms, like chickens are supposed to do!)

      I don't consume any milk or cheese, or anything that contains actual cow's milk. Instead, I use almond "milk" and rice "milk." (I don't like soymilk.) If I can ever find some organic yogurt that I trust to be truly organic, I will add it.

      I was a vegan for both health and humane reasons, and I still feel a bit guilty eating the fish (but not the healthy eggs--I'm not a fanatic). But the issue of factory farming and the harm I believe it causes--both to the health of consumers, the planet, not to mention extreme cruelty to animals--is one of my hot buttons. I'm considering a hub about the whole gamut of issues arising from the greed of those who run corporate "factory farms", heedless to the hazards to health. The bottom line is all that counts in the world of commerce, apparently!

      Okay...off my soapbox...for the moment!

      Actually, I have a very enjoyable and healthy diet. I eat a wide assortment of organic veggies and fruits, brown rice and other whole grains, nuts, various types of soy products, olive oil, and I seek out vegetarian recipes because I enjoy cooking (and eating). I make oatmeal cookies using stevia to sweeten (and, before I began using organic eggs, used either mashed banana or applesauce to replace the egg). When I leave a plate of these cookies on the island in my kitchen, they disappear as quickly as people walk through....

      I don't try to force my food lifestyle choices on other people, though I will talk about my reasons if they're interested. One of my adult sons is presently living with me. I know he eats meat sometimes when he isn't here, but he enjoys my veggie-and-whole-grains cooking and eats (for the most part) what I do when he's home.

      JAYE

      P.S. By the time you've read all the above, you're probably wishing you hadn't asked! Ha-ha!

    • jorja kick profile imageAUTHOR

      jorja kick 

      7 years ago from southeast georgia

      yes why not try it just as it is?LOL..

      give it up and tell me please!!!

      are ya lactose intolerant? and a diabetic to boot?

    • JayeWisdom profile image

      Jaye Denman 

      7 years ago from Deep South, USA

      Okay, now I have to try my "conversion" on this recipe to see if it will work with stevia (instead of sugar), almond milk (rather than "real" milk) and Smart Balance Light (to replace the butter). I'll let you know....I do love the taste of coconut (and use the unsweetened variety so that means more stevia is needed).

      I know you're wondering why I don't just make the darned recipe the way it's written!

      JAYE

    • jorja kick profile imageAUTHOR

      jorja kick 

      7 years ago from southeast georgia

      thanks it is a good one i promise

      jorja

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      MarilynMorrison 

      7 years ago

      Wow, I wanted to do this one... hurry2x :D

    • jorja kick profile imageAUTHOR

      jorja kick 

      7 years ago from southeast georgia

      Just Ask Susan ..good morning..I looked up mammas recipe for the crustless coconut pie..it requires eggs in the recipe..ya had me going..lol

      please do try this..you will love it..in our restaurants it was one of my sunday buffett winners and sometimes I would add chocolate to some of the pies..it went over great as well..

      thanks for your interaction

      jorja

    • jorja kick profile imageAUTHOR

      jorja kick 

      7 years ago from southeast georgia

      well... I happen to be an excellent cook and a pretty good landscaper,but the maintenance work I do not enjoy I have always tried to plant something indigenous to the area so I only have low maintenance to contend with...

      would ya happen to have a single brother or perhaps your wife does as she seems to have excellent taste as well!!LOL

      just remember he has to be young enough to cut the blame grass!!!LOL

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      WillStarr 

      7 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      Oops!

      Fried chicken AND coconut pie!

    • jorja kick profile imageAUTHOR

      jorja kick 

      7 years ago from southeast georgia

      I love it but sometimes I will add a few tablespoons more of butter than it calls for as I really love the buttery taste..

      thanks

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      Susan Zutautas 

      7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I have book marked so that I can try yours thanks so much.

    • jorja kick profile imageAUTHOR

      jorja kick 

      7 years ago from southeast georgia

      yes ours is a bit different its texture is similar though I am familiar with the one that makes its own crust..

      thanks for reading and posting..

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      Susan Zutautas 

      7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I just went and looked up the recipe hers was a bit different as she did not use pie crust. The pie made it's own crust.

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      Susan Zutautas 

      7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      My step-mother would make this pie but she called it Impossible pie. Very tasty Pie!

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