Coconut Cream Pie Recipe
Simple yet delicious coconut cream pie recipe perfect anytime of the day.
Coconut Cream Pie
3 cups half-and-half
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup flaked coconut, toasted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (9 inch) pie shell, baked
1 cup frozen whipped topping, thawed
In a medium saucepan, combine half-and-half, eggs, sugar, flour and salt. Bring to a boil over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in 3/4 cup of the coconut and the vanilla extract. Pour into baked pie shell and chill 2 to 4 hours, or until firm.
Top with whipped topping, and with remaining 1/4 cup of coconut.
How to Toast the Coconuts: Spread it in an ungreased pan and bake in a 350F oven for 5 to 7 minutes, or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.