Coconut-Popcorn Crunch Pie

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by twissis

This is yet another recipe I haven't tried, but the name, ingredients & prep grabbed my attention. I would never have thot to combine popcorn & ice cream in a dessert, but it seemed to me that adults & kids alike would really go for this treat. Times have been estimated, but the prep & freezing time will require you to plan ahead. My source here is the Popcorn Institute. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix popped popcorn & flaked coconut in a lrg buttered bowl.
  2. Combine sugar, syrup, butter or margarine, water & salt in saucepan. Bring to boil over low heat, stirring till sugar dissolves. Cont cooking till syrup reaches the hard crack stage (290-295º F).
  3. Stir in vanilla. Pour syrup in fine stream over popcorn mixture. Stir till particles are evenly coated w/syrup.
  4. Turn half of popcorn mixture onto buttered 12-in pizza pan & spread in a thin layer to cover the bottom of the pan. Repeat this process w/rest of the popcorn mixture & a 2nd 12-in pizza pan. W/a sharp knife, score popcorn mixtures into 12 wedge-shaped servings. Allow both to fully cool.
  5. Cover 1 layer w/ice cream, top w/2nd popcorn layer so the visible scored edges are aligned & store in freezer.
  6. To Serve: Using a sharp knife, cut in 12 wedges using the scores as your guideline. Serve plain or w/desired fruit or sauce of choice.
  7. Note: Sweetened fresh fruit, defrosted frozen fruit or chocolate sauce may be used as toppings as desired.

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