Coconut cream pie is one of those desserts that is similar to the banana cream pie , it has that creamy delicious texture with the coconut on top that makes this dessert exceptionally good
I have made this recipe a few times and have been really impressed with the results
Here below is a list of the ingredients you will need along with the full recipe
2/3 c. sugar
1/4 c. cornstarch
1/2 t. salt
3 c. milk
4 egg yolks, slightly beaten
2 T. butter softened
2 t. vanilla
1 c. coconut
1 c. cool whip
Mix sugar, corn starch and salt in sauce pan. Gradually stir in milk, cook over med heat stirring constantly till mix thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute.
Stir at least half of hot mix gradually into yolks, stir into hot mix in sauce pan, boil and stir 1 minute, remove from heat, stir in butter, vanilla and 3/4 c. coconut, pour into shell, press plastic wrap onto filling and refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 48.
Remove plastic, top pie with whipped cream an remaining coconut. Refrigerate any remaining pie immediately.