Rocky Mountain High Coconut Cream Pie

Total Time
45 mins
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Somewhat time consuming but OH so worth it.

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  1. Mix sugar and cornstarch in large bowl until it resembles powder.
  2. Add the light cream slowly in a steady stream, whisking constantly. Beat well.
  3. Add milk in the same way. Beat in egg yolks.
  4. Pour into heavy 2-quart saucepan, set over medium high heat, and bring to boil, stirring constantly.
  5. When the mixture reaches a hard boil (when bubbles continue thru stirring) reduce heat to low, and simmer for 2 minutes while continuing to stir.
  6. Pour the filling into medium size bowl. Beat in the butter one Tablespoon at a time, stirring each until melted.
  7. Beat in vanilla and coconut. Cover the surface with plastic wrap and let cool for 1/2 hour.
  8. Spoon filling into pie crust, chill until firm, at least 4 hours. Can decorate with whipped cream and browned coconut if so desired.